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D.A.R.E. Officers Look to Educate Students on Opioid Addiction

D.A.R.E. Officers Look to Educate Students on Opioid Addiction

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (WKRN) – Opioid abuse is a startling problem that D.A.R.E. officers who teach drug education in public schools are trying to change. “It’s just become such a problem,” said Brentwood Police Officer Mark Wood. From adults to kids, Wood says...
Michigan Avenue D.A.R.E. Holds Graduation

Michigan Avenue D.A.R.E. Holds Graduation

D.A.R.E. Program essay winners were announced during this week’s graduation ceremony. On the front row, from left to right, are Abby Eble, Maliyah Woods and Madeline Schultz. On the back row, from left, are SRO Richard Allman, SRO Lt. Russ Henry, School Board member...
Hopewell D.A.R.E.

Hopewell D.A.R.E.

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 officer, Sergeant Mitchell Roe. Each student submitted an essay at the...
Officials D.A.R.E. to Retool Drug Program

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

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...
Sheriff D.A.R.E.s to Reconsider Drug Program

Sheriff D.A.R.E.s to Reconsider Drug Program

Roane County Sheriff Jack Stockton’s opinion of D.A.R.E. has changed over the years. So much so that his office is implementing it back into the Roane County School System. Roane County Sheriff Jack Stockton wasn’t a fan of the D.A.R.E. program in 2014. “You can talk...
Brentwood D.A.R.E. Officers Recognized with Anti-drug Award

Brentwood D.A.R.E. Officers Recognized with Anti-drug Award

Officers Samuel Bady (left) and Mark Wood (right) with their award from the Williamson County Anti-Drug Coalition. Photo courtesy of City of Brentwood. For nearly 20 years, Brentwood Police Department Crime Prevention Officers Samuel Bady and Mark Wood have been a...
D.A.R.E. (I will dare), by D.A.R.E. Advocate N’Khemya King

D.A.R.E. (I will dare), by D.A.R.E. Advocate N’Khemya King

Memphis Police Department D.A.R.E. officer Freddie Robinson’s D.A.R.E. student, N’Khemya King, passed away last week from undiagnosed leukemia. She was a strong advocate for D.A.R.E. and made this video to share what she learned in her D.A.R.E. class....