On May 18, 2023, the D.A.R.E. Officer Training at St. John’s in Newfoundland was successfully completed. In the photo: the Command Staff of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary and members of the training team at the DOT graduation.
Wisconsin D.A.R.E. Officer Training Class 2024

Wisconsin D.A.R.E. Officer Training Class 2024

On May 6-17, 2024, Wisconsin hosted its first D.A.R.E. Officer Training in 16 years. A class of 12 candidates, 11 from Wisconsin and 1 from Michigan, attended and successfully completed the D.O.T. The training team was comprised of State Training Coordinator Steve...

D.A.R.E. Iowa 45th D.A.R.E. Officer Training Completed

D.A.R.E. Iowa 45th D.A.R.E. Officer Training Completed

On April 25th, 2024, D.A.R.E. Iowa completed its 45th D.A.R.E. Officer Training. The training was held at Camp Dodge in Johnston. We were honored to have officers in attendance from the states of Illinois, Wisconsin, Oregon, Kansas, Missouri, Indiana, New Mexico, and...

D.A.R.E. Officer Training in Costa Rica

D.A.R.E. Officer Training in Costa Rica

The country of Costa Rica is conducting a D.A.R.E. Officer Training April 15-26, 2024, and is led by the country’s training coordinator and class facilitator, Major Franklin Ruiz. Additionally. The training is being done in collaboration with three mentors from the...

18 New D.A.R.E. Officers Certified in Minnesota

18 New D.A.R.E. Officers Certified in Minnesota

Minnesota D.A.R.E. welcomed 18 newly certified D.A.R.E. officers from the 54th class trained in Minnesota. These officers completed their two weeks of training conducted by Minnesota D.A.R.E. and hosted by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. Minnesota D.A.R.E. has...

Canadian Officers Certified to Teach D.A.R.E.

Canadian Officers Certified to Teach D.A.R.E.

On March 11-22, 2024, a D.A.R.E. Officer Training was conducted at the Ontario Provincial Police Academy (O.P.P.) in Alliston, New Tecumseth, Ontario, Canada. Officers from the region attended and were successfully certified to teach the D.A.R.E. Program. The training...

Student becomes D.A.R.E. teacher

Student becomes D.A.R.E. teacher

Old Lyme resurrects drug prevention program for children
Meriden — At the Connecticut State Police Training Academy last week, Officer Stephen Hackett of the Old Lyme Police Department stood in front of a group of law enforcement colleagues who were playing the role…

Students Graduate from D.A.R.E. Program at Mary Queen of Peace

Students Graduate from D.A.R.E. Program at Mary Queen of Peace

Four classes at Mary Queen of Peace in Mount Pearl have graduated from the RNC’s Drug Abuse Resistance Education program. The ten-week series of classroom lessons, led by an RNC officer to grade six students, teaches children how to live productive drug-free and...

Hawai’i D.A.R.E. Officer Training Class #38

Hawai’i D.A.R.E. Officer Training Class #38

Upon completion of its 38th D.A.R.E. Officer Training, the state of Hawai’i’s D.A.R.E. training center welcomed 17 newly certified D.A.R.E. officers. These officers were trained by the Hawai'i D.A.R.E. Training Center’s cadre of Honolulu Police Department from October...