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Anne Arundel “D.A.R.E.(S)” to Expand Opioid Prevention Education

Anne Arundel “D.A.R.E.(S)” to Expand Opioid Prevention Education

As the nation’s opioid epidemic continues to grow, police departments and schools are looking for more ways to fight back. In Maryland’s Anne Arundel County, they’ve found a new path to follow by returning to an older one: D.A.R.E. Anne Arundel, a suburban county...
Maryland’s 32nd D.A.R.E. Officer Training Graduates

Maryland’s 32nd D.A.R.E. Officer Training Graduates

The Maryland D.A.R.E. Training Center graduated its 32nd D.A.R.E. Officer Training class on October 6, 2018 at the Maryland Public Safety Education and Training Center in Sykesville, MD. The thirty-one participants included 17 Maryland officers and 14 from out-of-state; including DARE America Staff, Ontario and Newfoundland (Canada), California, Florida, Minnesota, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island.

D.A.R.E. Returns to Anne Arundel County, Maryland

D.A.R.E. Returns to Anne Arundel County, Maryland

The return of D.A.R.E. to Anne Arundel County was announced by County Executive Steve Schuh, Anne Arundel County Public Schools Superintendent George Arlotto, and Police Chief Timothy Altomare. D.A.R.E., which was part of the county schools’ curriculum from the 1990s to 2003, will be taught at Annapolis, Corkran, and Lindale middle schools starting in February this year.

D.A.R.E. Graduation 2016 at Calverton School

D.A.R.E. Graduation 2016 at Calverton School

The D.A.R.E. 5th Grade Students Graduation at Calverton School was held on October 27, 2016 in the Bowen-Thomas Theater. DFC Andrew Clas, D.A.R.E. Instructor, introduced Sheriff Mike Evans and Commissioner Pat Nutter, who both wished the graduates well in the future,...
Charles County Sheriff’s Office Making a Difference for Children

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Making a Difference for Children

In photo: Sgt. B. Welch, PFC L. Payne, Officer M. Tyner, Officer E. Caballero and Sgt. M. Vaughn Sheriff Troy D. Berry and members of the CCSO would like to congratulate PFC Lewis Payne (Thomas Stone High School), Officer Melanie Tyner (John Hanson Middle School), and...