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.
25 Years of PROERD Celebrated in Rio Grande Do Sul

25 Years of PROERD Celebrated in Rio Grande Do Sul

A training seminar conference celebrating 25 years of PROERD (D.A.R.E.) was recently conducted in the state of Rio Grande do Sul. At the conference instructors were trained to strengthen drug and violence prevention education practices through the new curriculum, My...

State of Indiana 40th D.A.R.E. Officer Training

State of Indiana 40th D.A.R.E. Officer Training

The state of Indiana’s D.A.R.E. Training Team just graduated 24 Officer’s in the June 12-23, 2023, DOT #40 class. The states of Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Ohio were represented. This was a hard-working eager group of Officer’s. Nicholi Burkholder from the...

Thomasville Sheriff’s Office Hosts D.A.R.E. Officer Training

Thomasville Sheriff’s Office Hosts D.A.R.E. Officer Training

THOMASVILLE- Every year, Georgia D.A.R.E., or Drug Abuse Resistance Education, resource officers have to attend an updated training seminar. For a week, officers from all across the state meet in a different town and learn the newest rules and procedures. This year,...

North Carolina D.A.R.E. Officers Conference to Feature Randall Franks

North Carolina D.A.R.E. Officers Conference to Feature Randall Franks

Randall Franks will be the featured motivational speaker during the North Carolina D.A.R.E Officers Association In-Service Training Conference, June 12-16, at Double Tree by Hilton Hotel in Atlantic Beach. Franks is known best for his role as “Officer Randy Goode”…

New Jersey D.A.R.E. Officer Training Class, March 2023

New Jersey D.A.R.E. Officer Training Class, March 2023

Class photo from the New Jersey D.A.R.E. Officer Training (DOT) held March 6 to 17, 2023 at the Somerville Elks Training Center in Bridgewater. This DOT certified twenty (20) new D.A.R.E. officers, and generated five (5) new D.A.R.E. programs.

D.A.R.E. and Daren the Lion at Growlers Game

D.A.R.E. and Daren the Lion at Growlers Game

"I am currently conducting a DOT in St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada. The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary is the provincial police service here (similar to the US State Police) and have been involved with D.A.R.E. for 20 years. The main sponsor for the program is the...

D.A.R.E. Graduation in Aeroland

D.A.R.E. Graduation in Aeroland

At the end of a D.A.R.E. graduation ceremony in Aeroland, a First Nation territory in northern Ontario, Canada, the graduating kids “swarmed” their D.A.R.E. Officer.