January 19, 2018


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Georgetown Fifth Grade Students Successfully Graduate D.A.R.E.

Posted on May 18th, 2017

GRANT PARISH, La. (GPSO) - On May 9, 2017, Georgetown fifth grade students celebrated their graduation from the D.A.R.E. program. Georgetown Principal Jennifer Winslett delivered the opening and closing remarks at the ceremony. Emma Winslett said the Pledge of Allegiance and fifth grader Micah Tims said the prayer. G.P.S.O. Corporal Donna Bryant, who was accompanied by her trusty K-9 Zeus, spoke to the attendees about what an honor it was to teach the students in the D.A.R.E.…

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Verda Elementary Students D.A.R.E. Program a Success

Posted on May 1st, 2017

GRANT PARISH, La. (GPSO) - For Verda Elementary fifth grade teacher Denise Jordan, this year’s D.A.R.E. program was a triumph of determination and teamwork for her kids. On April 27, the students graduated from the D.A.R.E. program in a ceremony that took place at Verda Elementary and was attended by the proud family, friends and fellow students of these children. Corporal Donna Bryant, who served as the instructor for the students in the program, provided words of praise for the kids…

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Louisiana, BONCL Schools Complete the D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on Jan 1st, 2017

The 2016 D.A.R.E. essay winners at Louisiana Elementary were Johnny Picone, Devon Davis, Anna Ince and Raegan Bowser.

Two schools recently graduated students through the D.A.R.E. program. Louisiana Elementary School held its ceremony on Wednesday, Dec. 14, and BONCL completed its two student D.A.R.E. class on Friday, Dec. 16. At Louisiana Elementary, the students received their certificates individually by classroom. After each student received their certificate, the four winners of the essay contest read why what they learned in the program and its importance. The essay winners at Louisiana…

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Caddo Deputy To Represent State D.A.R.E. Organization

Posted on Aug 10th, 2016

A Caddo Sheriff’s Deputy has received a very big honor, and will use her new position to help keep school-aged kids away from drugs and violence. Deputy LaTienda Pierre Davis was sworn in as the 2016-17 President of the Louisiana D.A.R.E. Officers Association during the group’s annual awards banquet in Alexandria this past Thursday. A press release from the CPSO details what Davis will have in store for her over the next year. During her year as President, Davis along with her LDOA…

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D.A.R.E. Training Moves to Cenla After Recent Tragedies

Posted on Aug 5th, 2016

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - More than 150 officers from all over the state were in Alexandria today for D.A.R.E. training. However, that was not the original plan. The conference was originally scheduled to be held in the Baton Rouge area, but due to recent events in the capitol city, they decided to move it to central Louisiana. Image: Officers at the 25th Annual D.A.R.E. Officer Training in Alexandria pause for a moment of silence to remember those whose lives have been lost this year.…

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Transparency, Consistency Goals for Gilley

Posted on Jul 1st, 2016

Gary Gilley characterized his first day as sheriff in Richland Parish as busy, and his plans for the parish indicate a desire to stay busy for the next four years. He was sworn in on Thursday and is already shaping department goals based around his campaign promises, including increased transparency. "I have an open door policy here at the sheriff's office," Gilley said. "If people come in and they need to see me and I'm here, I will be willing to sit down and talk to them." After…

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Congratulations to New D.A.R.E. Deputy Kirby Dawson and the Shreveport City Marshal’s Office

Posted on Jan 8th, 2016

Shreveport City Marshals office graduated its first D.A.R.E. class. This event took place on 12-10-15 @ Magnolia Charter school in Shreveport, where Deputy Kirby Dawson is the instructor. This was also the first D.A.R.E. program to be taught at Magnolia. The school graduated 108 5th graders. From Marshal Charlie Caldwell…

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A Letter from Chief Mike Knaps of the Baker, LA Police Department

Posted on Jan 15th, 2015

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Nearly 400 fifth graders graduated the fall semester DARE program taught by St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office

Posted on Dec 30th, 2014

Link to the original article The St. Bernard Sheriff's Office honored more than 100 fifth-graders at J.F. Gauthier Elementary School in St. Bernard and Our Lady of Prompt Succor School in Chalmette on Dec. 16-17 who completed a 12-week program in Drug Abuse Resistance Education, or DARE taught by instructors from the Sheriff's Office. It was the last DARE graduation of the fall semester, which saw nearly 400 students graduate the D.A.R.E. program at five schools, also including at…

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Two from Lake Area named to state D.A.R.E. advisory board

Posted on Nov 1st, 2014

In Photo: Gary "Stitch" Guillory (left) and Bobby Robinson (right). From KPLCtv.com. SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA (KPLC) - Gary "Stitch" Guillory and Bobby Robinson have been appointed to the state's D.A.R.E. Advisory Board. The advisory board serves to develop, promote, monitor, and evaluate the D.A.R.E. program throughout the state and regulate the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement regarding the performance of its duties in relation to the D.A.R.E. program. The 13-member board is…

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