- 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.”
D.A.R.E. Instructors Educate Students on Drug Use
With April 14, 2023 proclaimed D.A.R.E. Day by Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds. D.A.R.E. instructors across the state have been teaching evidence based curriculum to students to help them resist drugs, make good choices and to be safe and responsible. D.A.R.E. is taught in...
D.A.R.E. Turns 40 and Continues to Teach Valuable Life Lessons
Pontotoc County D.A.R.E. Officer Shermila McKinney recently took time to reflect on the history of the program and celebrate D.A.R.E.'s 40th Anniversary. "The D.A.R.E. curriculum has been a pertinent initiative within the county schools, based on strong efforts and...
Winooski Police Department Celebrates D.A.R.E.’s 40th Anniversary
Today, we join D.A.R.E. America International in celebration of its 40th anniversary. Our School Resource Officer, Jason Ziter, has been teaching this program at the Winooski School District since 2018, covering many topics from drug abuse prevention to stress…
Munster Marks 35 Years of D.A.R.E. Program in Schools
James Ghrist still remembers his first D.A.R.E. class as a fifth-grader at Elliott Elementary. “It had a big impact on my career choice,” said Officer Ghrist, a D.A.R.E. officer for 19 of his 22 years on the force. “I believe the information is helpful,” Ghrist said….
Letter of Appreciation from El Sol Science & Arts Academy
I am writing to express my sincere appreciation for the DARE program at El Sol Science and Arts Academy. The program was initiated in October 2022 with participation from 3rd and 8th grade students and taught exclusively by SSG Fernando Lopeziniguez. I am delighted to…
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
💙☺️👍 “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
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
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...
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