​D.A.R.E. America is accepting nominations for:


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. Educator of the Year



 Recipients of these prestigious awards will be honored during the 35th Annual D.A.R.E. International Training Conference.  The conference is being held from July 24th – July 28th, 2023, at the Tropicana Hotel in Las Vegas, NV.


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 below Nomination Submission Form.  The nomination must clearly articulate all information to be considered for selection, as well as identification of the nominating party/entity.  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 on or before Friday, June 2, 2023.


Selection will be completed by July 9, 2023.  Notification to nominating person/entity of award selections will be accomplished by June 10, 2022.  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 will be honored at a ceremony during the conference. A special panel will beconvened by D.A.R.E. America to review nomination information and select those to be honored. 

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