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.”

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...

Carver has Learned Many Life Lessons as D.A.R.E. Teacher

Carver has Learned Many Life Lessons as D.A.R.E. Teacher

St. Francois County Sheriff’s Deputy Gary Carver has been a Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) officer for 26 years. During that time, he’s worked with nearly 16,000 students at four local school districts. Carver has reached the point in his career where he…

Adam Stanley Named New Shallotte’s Chief of Police

Adam Stanley Named New Shallotte’s Chief of Police

Stanley was a Brunswick County sheriff’s deputy for 25 years before retiring at the end of March. He spent eight of those years as a school resource officer, running programs like D.A.R.E. that made early interventions in kids lives…

D.A.R.E. Auction for the Benefit of the Family of Officer Ty Lenehan

D.A.R.E. Auction for the Benefit of the Family of Officer Ty Lenehan

Photo from The Officer Down Memorial Page
On January 21, 2022, the California Highway Patrol was advised of a wrong-way driver traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of Highway 99. While responding to the area the officers were advised the wrong-way vehicle…

Ingomar D.A.R.E. Class Graduates

Ingomar D.A.R.E. Class Graduates

Ingomar's 5th graders graduated from the D.A.R.E. Program sponsored by the Union County Sherriff's Department this past week. In the class, Deputy Tressa Hester educates the students on making decisions and the effects they can have on them as well as the people...

KARE Donation to Shriners Children’s Florida

KARE Donation to Shriners Children’s Florida

Dear D.A.R.E. America Inc, Thank you for your contribution of toys to Shriners Hospitals for Children®, for its Florida location* received on 12/22/2021. Your concern for the many children we serve is appreciated. Your generosity plays a meaningful role in fulfilling…

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