October 17, 2017
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This is the place to keep up with the latest information affecting our program as D.A.R.E. continues to help eradicate drug abuse and violence throughout the world.

 

 

 

Local D.A.R.E. Agency Educates Students on Substance Abuse, Bullying, More

Posted on Oct 15th, 2017

The Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Office is one of several law enforcement agencies in the area. Upholding the law from Camp Hill to Alexander City, New Site to Reeltown, the officers of the…

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Watch USC Women’s Basketball Coach Dawn Staley Lose It Wearing DUI Goggles

Posted on Oct 9th, 2017

Staley made an appearance at DARESCREAM, a fundraiser to support the D.A.R.E. program in South Carolina. South Carolina women’s basketball Coach Dawn Staley celebrates with fans Wednesday night…

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Educators Happy to See D.A.R.E. Program in Schools

Posted on Oct 9th, 2017

BRIDGEWATER - Children are not the only ones who learn important lessons in the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program. "You will change their life," said Frank Pegueros, president of…

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D.A.R.E. Connects Students and Law Enforcement

Posted on Oct 5th, 2017

"For some kids, D.A.R.E. is the only positive interaction with law enforcement they've had." - Litchfield Police Officer Aaron Nelson. Aaron Nelson of the Litchfield Police Department has been a…

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D.A.R.E. Anti Bullying Campaign with Peter Piper Pizza in Eagle Pass, Texas

Posted on Oct 5th, 2017

Eagle Pass ISD Police D.A.R.E. Instructor Michael Torralba working with schools and Peter Piper Pizza in awareness to resist…

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D.A.R.E. Program Reinstated

Posted on Sep 23rd, 2017

Photo (click to view the full image): Members of the Washington Township Public School District, administration and police department recognized the implementation of the D.A.R.E. program on Friday,…

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D.A.R.E. Plans to Address Opioid Epidemic in New Lesson Program

Posted on Sep 22nd, 2017

Drug Abuse Resistance Education, better known as D.A.R.E., plans to launch an opioid-use prevention lesson program at the beginning of 2018. The widely known anti-drug abuse education program that…

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Collaboration Focuses on Student Outreach

Posted on Sep 19th, 2017

DEMING – A joint effort between city, schools, the Deming Police Department and the Deming Masonic Lodge, No. 12, is making sure that students understand the meaning of “Just Say No” to illegal…

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More Anti-Drug Classes Needed

Posted on Sep 19th, 2017

Praise goes out to VCSO for its recent arrest of two suspects in possession of $600,000 worth of methamphetamine. It’s always a good thing when a drug-smuggling operation is busted. It also…

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Students Celebrate Unity with Day at Park

Posted on Sep 19th, 2017

Tribune photo by Aaron Piper: Seymour Middle School sixth-graders compete in Tug-O-War recently at Gaiser Park in Seymour as part of the D.A.R.E. Year End Party.

Tribune photo by Aaron Piper: Seymour Middle School sixth-graders compete in Tug-O-War recently at Gaiser Park in Seymour as part of the D.A.R.E. Year End Party. When the celebration for last…

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Lessons Learned from the Opioid Epidemic: New Challenges and New Opportunities

Posted on Sep 18th, 2017

Author: Mark Gold, MD The current storyline describing the national opioid epidemic is wrought with sensationalized, media-driven hyperbole and a scarcity of facts. We have described in great…

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D.A.R.E. Annual Report for 2016

Posted on Sep 13th, 2017

D.A.R.E. – The World’s Preeminent Youth Substance Abuse and High Risk Behavior Prevention Education Program Launched in 1983, D.A.R.E. is a comprehensive K-12 education program taught in…

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D.A.R.E “Box” to Help Spark Discussion on Difficult Topics

Posted on Sep 10th, 2017

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - The Jonesboro Police Department D.A.R.E program created a way for students at one school to anonymously ask questions they want to be addressed. In a post on the JPD D.A.R.E…

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County Schools Launch New D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on Sep 10th, 2017

Sheriff Jimmy Combs, left, shakes hands with Dr. Travis Reeves, superintendent of Surry County Schools, after getting approval to launch a new D.A.R.E. initiative in the four county middle schools

DOBSON — The Surry County Board of Education has given approval for the Surry County Sheriff’s Office to implement a new D.A.R.E. program at the middle school level. Photo: Sheriff Jimmy…

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Officers Recognized for Years of Dedication to Teaching D.A.R.E.

Posted on Sep 7th, 2017

25 officers in Illinois have spent 20 or more years teaching D.A.R.E. to students. The Illinois D.A.R.E. Officers Association recently honored 25 police officers from around the state for long…

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Celebrating Safely Lesson Material

Posted on Aug 29th, 2017

CELEBRATING SAFELY This material is designed for D.A.R.E officers to discuss underage drinking, legal and personal ramifications of alcohol use, and providing safety tips for celebrations.…

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7,000 books for the African Library Project from Tracy D.A.R.E.

Posted on Aug 28th, 2017

On Saturday, August 26, 2017, the students, parents, and teachers of the Tracy Police Department D.A.R.E. program, led by Officer Steve Abercrombie, collected, sorted, and boxed over 7,000 books for…

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Washington YAB Representative Danielle Littrell at the Benton County Fair

Posted on Aug 27th, 2017

I got the great opportunity to work with D.A.R.E. Officer JP Benitez at the Benton County Fair on Wednesday the 23rd and Thursday the 24th. We handed out information pamphlets to parents and…

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Protected: Celebrate Safely

Posted on Aug 26th, 2017

Support materials here are for officer to use to teach the "Celebrating Safely" curriculum Below are the .pdf files, and video links Celebrating Safely Officer Presentation PDF…

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Local Students Win 2017 D.A.R.E. Essay Competition

Posted on Aug 16th, 2017

La Crosse, WI (WXOW) - Two D.A.R.E. graduates from the area have won a first and second place in D.A.R.E. Wisconsin's essay contest. Lilly Ackerman, of Southern Bluffs Elementary in La Crosse, and…

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