​Nominations for the 2021:


D.A.R.E. Law Enforcement Executive of the Year

Daryl F. Gates D.A.R.E. Lifetime Achievement Award

D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year Award


D.A.R.E. America is accepting nominations for the 2021 D.A.R.E. Law Enforcement Executive of the Year; Daryl F. Gates D.A.R.E. Lifetime Achievement; and D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year Awards. 

Recipients of these prestigious awards will be honored during the 33rd Annual D.A.R.E. International Training Conference.  The conference is being VIRTUALLY on Wednesday, July 7th and Thursday, July 8th, 2021.

Nominees for the awards shall have distinguished themselves in their dedication to D.A.R.E.  Their efforts must demonstrate a commitment to D.A.R.E. beyond the high standards evidenced by others involved in the program.

Award nominations should be submitted to D.A.R.E. America’s Chief Operating Officer using the Nomination Submission Form and attaching the nomination documentation.  The nomination documentation must clearly articulate all information to be considered for selection, as well as identification of the nominating party/entity.  Materials submitted for the nomination will not be returned. The correspondence should not exceed two pages, single-spaced with 12 point type.  Additional supporting information may be submitted as attachments to the nomination. The nomination should include the identity of the person to contact regarding selection results.

Nominations must be submitted via email to Richard Mahan, D.A.R.E. America Chief Operating Officer, at [email protected] on or before Friday, May 14, 2021.

Selection will be completed by May 21, 2021.  Notification to nominating person/entity of award selections will be accomplished by May 28, 2021.  Please feel free to contact your D.A.R.E. America Regional Director for additional information.  Their contact information is available on our website at www.dare.org.

Those individuals selected to be honored must be available to record an award presentation no later than Friday, June 18, 2021.  A special panel will be convened by D.A.R.E. America to review nomination information and select those to be honored. 

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All Rights Reserved.