December 16, 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.

 

 

 

Congratulations to Sweepstakes #11 and #12 Winners in Texas and California!

Posted on Dec 15th, 2017

Congratulations on your sweepstakes wins, and thank you for supporting the work we do here at D.A.R.E. TEXAS, SWEEPSTAKES #11 GRAND PRIZE $1,500 WINNER: Ellie Rosentel, Plano Texas PRIZE…

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keepin’ it REAL videos featuring Officer Craig Seibel of the Salem Police Department

Posted on Dec 10th, 2017

In the past 5 weeks, the Salem Police Department released 5 different D.A.R.E. keepin’ it REAL videos. D.A.R.E. is the number one education and prevention program in the world. The US Surgeon…

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5th Grade D.A.R.E. Graduation at Westside Elementary in Sisseton, SD

Posted on Dec 6th, 2017

"Officer Appel put on a mind blowing graduation for the first kids to graduate a D.A.R.E. program in Sisseton in 20 years. The ceremony included a full police escort with lights and sirens to the…

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D.A.R.E. New Jersey Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 3 (December 2017)

Posted on Dec 6th, 2017

N.J. D.A.R.E. Continues to Grow! New Officers Trained And Ready To Teach D.A.R.E. During September of 2017 the D.A.R.E. /Advocacy for Drug Education in New Jersey coordinated and implemented a…

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Hermantown Students Celebrate D.A.R.E. Graduation

Posted on Dec 3rd, 2017

172 - 6th graders celebrated graduation together at Hermantown High School on Friday, after completing ten separate classes within the D.A.R.E. program. Officer Tim Battaglia says, "You know, yeah…

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‘Awesome Role-Model’ OPD Officer Honored At Kingsford’s Citizenship Awards

Posted on Dec 2nd, 2017

OSWEGO – Kingsford Park Elementary School honored Oswego City Police Department Officer Thomas Grover at its recent Citizenship Awards, with the entire student body pitching in to thank him for the…

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WCSO is Teaching Kids to Be Drug Free

Posted on Dec 2nd, 2017

VERNON, Fla. - Sheriff Kevin Crews is bringing back the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program to Washington County schools. The program hasn't been taught in Washington County since 2007. The…

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Mesick Elementary Students Graduate from D.A.R.E Program

Posted on Nov 29th, 2017

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It was graduation day for some students from Mesick Elementary, but they’re not moving to middle school just yet. Students celebrated their graduation from the D.A.R.E. program with pizza and…

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Encounter with D.A.R.E. Officer First Sparked RCPD Lieutenant’s Desire to Serve Community

Posted on Nov 29th, 2017

Freidline said meeting a female officer when she was a student made her want to pursue a job in law enforcement. Erin Freidline didn’t know early in life that she would be part of the police…

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Hopewell D.A.R.E.

Posted on Nov 28th, 2017

THE BRADLEY COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE held a graduation ceremony at Hopewell Elementary School to honor fifth-graders who completed the D.A.R.E. program, which was taught by their school resource…

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Celebrating 25 Years of D.A.R.E. in Salem!

Posted on Nov 20th, 2017

In 1983 a group of educators and police officers in Los Angeles came together and started an innovative prevention program known as D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education). Over the next several…

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Belleview Budget Increase Puts D.A.R.E. Back in School

Posted on Nov 17th, 2017

Belleview Police Officer Mike Miley helps Jaiden Johnson as he teaches the D.A.R.E. program for Cristy Hamblen’s fifth grade class at Belleview Elementary School on Friday. The program is just starting back up after a similar program was discontinued about 10 years ago because of staffing. [Alan Youngblood/Ocala Star-Banner]

D.A.R.E. was started in 1983 as a program taught by law enforcement officers to promote saying no to drugs. It now includes lesson plans for K-12 students that address issues including violence,…

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St. Clair County Deputy Fults to Attend Mentor Officer Training

Posted on Nov 14th, 2017

Darren Fults, St. Clair County Deputy, will be starting a new phase to his 12-year D.A.R.E. career. He will be attending the Mentor Officer Training in Utah in a few short weeks and couldn’t be…

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D.A.R.E. Officer Checks on Student After Illness Kept Her Home From School

Posted on Nov 14th, 2017

HANOVER, Mass. - A Hanover family is singing a police officer's praises after he made a surprise house call Sunday night. Zafir Latessa told Boston 25 News strep throat kept her daughter,…

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Be an Exhibitor at the 2018 International D.A.R.E. Training Conference, “THE WORLD’S OUR STAGE”

Posted on Nov 13th, 2017

D.A.R.E. invites you to demonstrate your products and services at the 2018 International D.A.R.E. Training Conference “THE WORLD’S OUR STAGE” As an Exhibitor this is an excellent opportunity…

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Behind the Badge: A Friend in Reed

Posted on Oct 30th, 2017

Spending time with children is one of the brightest parts of Lt. Jake Reed’s job at the Berea Police Department. “They want to see your car and think everything you do is neat,” he said.

Childhood games of cops and robbers were a mere glimpse into Jake Reed’s future. Photo: Spending time with children is one of the brightest parts of Lt. Jake Reed’s job at the Berea Police…

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Local Police Departments Partner with DEA to Dispose of Unneeded Drugs

Posted on Oct 30th, 2017

MOORHEAD, MN (Valley News Live) The opioid crisis is complex, but local police are practicing prevention techniques as a part of the bigger solution. “Prescription drugs, non-prescription, pet…

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D.A.R.E. to Make a Difference

Posted on Oct 30th, 2017

Detective Ken Minica, right, talks to students in Ms. Anissa Laney’s fifth-grade class Tuesday, Oct. 10.

Peeking inside the window of a fifth-grade classroom in Halfway Elementary School, neat rows of desks and chairs filled with young students come into view. The kids look ahead at the instructor…

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Officials D.A.R.E. to Retool Drug Program

Posted on Oct 30th, 2017

Roane County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Officer Greg Sims, left, and Lt. Daryl Cook give an update on the D.A.R.E. program during last week’s Roane County Board of Education meeting.

The Roane County Board of Education got an update last week on the revamped D.A.R.E. program that’s being reinstituted into the school system. Photo: Roane County Sheriff’s Office School…

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Program Seeks to Educate Students About Good Choices

Posted on Oct 30th, 2017

Deputy Gary Carver teaches the D.A.R.E. program to fifth and seventh grade students in the Bismarck, Central, North County and West County school districts. Carver says the program is focusing on educating students about the dangers of prescription drug abuse, as well as heroin and methamphetamine.

Deputy Gary Carver teaches the D.A.R.E. program to fifth and seventh grade students in the Bismarck, Central, North County and West County school districts. Carver says the program is focusing on…

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