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Rando Takes the Reins of D.A.R.E.

Posted on Feb 15th, 2017

Four current and former D.A.R.E. officers united in Watkins Glen, New York, this month were (from left) Shelter Island Chief Jim Read; Officer Anthony Rando; former Islander and Yorktown Police Officer Brian Mundy; and former Island Police Officer Walter Richards. Chief Read and Mr. Richards have both served as D.A.R.E. officers as Officers Rando and Mundy do now.

Shelter Island Police Officer Anthony Rando has completed a two-week training course in Watkins Glen, New York, and started his stint as the department’s D.A.R.E. officer this month, succeeding…

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Sloatsburg Elementary School Spotlight

Posted on Feb 7th, 2017

Sloatsburg capped off the D.A.R.E. program with a spaghetti dinner celebration during the first weekend of February. The action took place at the St. Joan of Arc Church Hall. / Photo by Joe Lloyd, Ph.D. via @SESPirates

Sloatsburg capped off the D.A.R.E. program with a spaghetti dinner celebration during the first weekend of February. The action took place at the St. Joan of Arc Church Hall. / Photo by Joe Lloyd,…

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Sloatsburg Elementary School Fifth-Graders Graduate From D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on Jan 1st, 2017

Twenty-five fifth-grade Sloatsburg Elementary School students recently graduated from the Ramapo Police Department's DARE program.

RAMAPO, N.Y. -- With smiles on their faces 25 fifth-grade students at Sloatsburg Elementary School showed off their certificates after graduating recently from the Town of Ramapo Police DARE…

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Hempstead Elementary Fifth-Graders Graduate From D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on Jan 1st, 2017

Fifth-grade students from Hempstead Elementary School show off their DARE certificates

RAMAPO, N.Y. -- There was big excitement Wednesday when Hempstead Elementary School fifth-grade students received their DARE program graduation certificates. The students were presented…

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Tess Darrow, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board New York Representative

Posted on Nov 28th, 2016

My name is Tess Darrow and I am the New York State D.A.R.E Youth Advocacy Board representative. I am a sophomore at Pelham Memorial High School located in Pelham, New York. For the past two years…

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Daring to Help: Deputy Works to Positively Impact Community’s Youth

Posted on Aug 16th, 2016

Ontario County Sheriff's Deputy Robert Holland uses D.A.R.E. program — among other outlets — to positively influence children. Ontario County Sheriff's Deputy Robert Holland says helping others…

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Fifth Graders Celebrate D.A.R.E. Graduation with ASK

Posted on Jun 13th, 2016

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - On Saturday, June 11, the Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK) hosted a D.A.R.E. Celebration Party for D.A.R.E. graduates in Yorktown and Lakeland school…

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‘Tall cop’ educates 230 law enforcement officers, educators on drug trends, warning signs at Auburn event

Posted on Oct 18th, 2015

Image: Officer Jermaine Galloway speaks about drug references on apparel Friday at the Hilton Garden Inn for the New York State DARE Officers' Annual Training. From auburnpub .com. AUBURN |…

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On the Bright Side: Sheriffs host summer camp for kids

Posted on Jul 4th, 2015

From The Daily Star (AP). Click image for full view. Funding from area sheriff's departments will allow more than 60 local children from the four-county area to attend summer camp for free…

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A Fun-Filled D.A.R.E. Day in Thrall Park

Posted on Jun 22nd, 2015

From The Epoch Times. On June 13 in Middletown’s Thrall Park Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) had a clear message: enjoy the day. Police officers were everywhere, some in uniform,…

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