A D.A.R.E. essay winner board was installed this year in the Village of Palmetto Bay. The project was the brainchild of Officer Peter Judge and was executed by Officers Judge, Kevin Collins, and Mercy Rodriguez. The three schools that participated in the installation of the D.A.R.E. essay winner board were:

  • Coral Reef Elementary School (Village of Palmetto Bay, Florida)– Officer Kevin Collins
  • Howard Drive Elementary School (Village of Palmetto Bay, Florida) – Officer Peter Judge
  • Perrine Elementary School (Village of Palmetto Bay, Florida)– Officer Mercy Rodriguez

Officer Peter Judge of the Miami-Dade Police Department said, “We are very proud of the work we were able to do in getting this project off the ground and even more proud of our essay winners who will have the opportunity to see their names displayed for their excellent work.”

Sheriff Danny Diggs Honored for Years of Service to D.A.R.E.

Sheriff Danny Diggs Honored for Years of Service to D.A.R.E.

On December 14, 2022, Sheriff Danny Diggs attended his last D.A.R.E. Graduation as Sheriff of York County and the City of Poquoson, Virginia at Yorktown Elementary School. Over the past 23 years Sheriff Diggs has attended dozens upon dozens of graduations and has...

Copley’s Sarah Shendy Wins International Police Award

Copley’s Sarah Shendy Wins International Police Award

Shendy, 37, will receive the award during the IACF Conference in Dallas Monday. The award honors 40 law enforcement officials under 40 from around the world who “demonstrate leadership, exemplify commitment to their profession, and have a positive impact on their…

RETRO BILL with Key Biscayne, FL Officers

RETRO BILL with Key Biscayne, FL Officers

💙☺️👍 “THUMBS UP” to your week ahead everyone from our Official International D.A.R.E. Safety & Self-Esteem Buddy RETRO BILL and Key Biscayne, Florida Police Department’s (L. to R.) Sergeant B. Hernandez, SRO/D.A.R.E. Officer N. Nieves, Chief of Police F. Sousa, Major D. Valdez, Lt./D.A.R.E. Officer M. Santiago, SRO/D.A.R.E. Officer M. Diaz.

Calcasieu Parish Captain Receives D.A.R.E. Lifetime Achievement Award

Calcasieu Parish Captain Receives D.A.R.E. Lifetime Achievement Award

Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) – A Calcasieu Parish deputy is being recognized in a big way after spending the last two decades mentoring young adults as part of the D.A.R.E. program. “It is unbelievable, you know, I’ve done this for some many years and acknowledged so many…

Gervais Police Chief Honored

Gervais Police Chief Honored

Mark Chase recently was recognized as the D.A.R.E. Law Enforcement Executive of the Year. Gervais Police Chief Mark Chase was puzzled by a recent phone call he received from the regional director of the D.A.R.E. program, asking him if he had spoken with City Manager...

JCSO Bringing D.A.R.E Program to Local Schools

JCSO Bringing D.A.R.E Program to Local Schools

JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – People who work around kids know that many of them begin using technology at an early age, but it’s not just tech. “Unfortunately, they get involved at a younger age in things such as drugs, and bullying, just because of their…

30 Years of Dedication and Service to the Drug Abuse Resistance Education Program of Ohio & D.A.R.E. America

30 Years of Dedication and Service to the Drug Abuse Resistance Education Program of Ohio & D.A.R.E. America

On Wednesday evening, June 15, 2022, Lloyd Bratz & Rafael Morales of D.A.R.E. America were on hand for the state of Ohio’s D.A.R.E. Awards Banquet which was held at the Kalahari Resort & Conference Center in Sandusky, Ohio. At the banquet Officer Donald A. Wilson of the Springboro Police Department and Officer Ralph E. Tanner Jr. of the East Lake Police Department were recognized and presented with an award for the 30 Years of Dedication and Service to the Drug Abuse Resistance Education Program of Ohio & D.A.R.E. America.

Colonie Police Need You to Run With, Not Away from Them!

Colonie Police Need You to Run With, Not Away from Them!

This weekend, the men and women of the Colonie Police force are asking you to run with them, not away from them! I think many of you would agree that this is a reasonable request considering how well trained they are in the art of hot pursuit. On Sunday, the men and...

D.A.R.E. logo and shirt – one of the most recognized logos in the world

D.A.R.E. logo and shirt – one of the most recognized logos in the world

How well known is the D.A.R.E. logo? It is one of the most recognized non-profit logos in the United States, if not the world. Design Hill, the world's leading creative marketplace that caters to the creative needs of businesses ranked the 50 “coolest” T-Shirts of all...

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