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Retro Bill: Teaching Respect

Retro Bill: Teaching Respect

Independence Bank and Owensboro Police Department presented Retro Bill school assemblies in ten schools the past three days | Photo Owensboro Living. Independence Bank Security Officer, Kevin Kabalen, and Owensboro Police Department D.A.R.E. Officer, Courtney...
Behind the Badge: A Friend in Reed

Behind the Badge: A Friend in Reed

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....
D.A.R.E. Program Making a Comeback – and Growing – in Lexington

D.A.R.E. Program Making a Comeback – and Growing – in Lexington

LEXINGTON, KY (WKYT) – Yes, the 24 people in this classroom are a little old to be fifth graders. But the training team will tell you, these police officers are playing the part for a reason. “We want to turn it around and at least let them think they’re fifth graders...
D.A.R.E.: Beyond Saying No

D.A.R.E.: Beyond Saying No

Cave City Police Officer James Roberts hands out workbooks to Caverna Elementary fifth-graders CAVE CITY — Police officer James Roberts taught his first D.A.R.E. class at Caverna Elementary School on Thursday morning to a group of fifth-graders. Roberts will be...
Students Complete D.A.R.E Program

Students Complete D.A.R.E Program

LONDON, KY (WTVQ) — Officers from the London Police Department recently held graduations for the D.A.R.E. program at several local schools. D.A.R.E stands for Drug Abuse Resistance and Education. Officials say this program teaches Fifth grade students about the...
How safe is your child’s school?

How safe is your child’s school?

On the surface this is a story about numbers. 22 assaults in Oldham County Schools, 452 drug offenses in Bullitt County, and 67 weapons at Jefferson County Public Schools. When you dig a little deeper, it’s a story about kids and it could be your kid.