D.A.R.E.’s Fentanyl & Opioid Prevention Education Program Includes:

Included are Community Presentations for all Law Enforcement and Classroom Lessons for DARE Officers 

The Drug Enforcement Administration calls Fentanyl “the single deadliest drug threat our nation has ever encountered.”OThe CDC reported 107,375 deaths due to drug overdoses in 2021.O67% of those deaths involved Fentanyl or other synthetic opioids.

Multiple states have begun to introduce and enact new laws requiring Fentanyl prevention education to be presented in all schools, in some cases, annually to students in all grades. 

Hundreds of Students Graduate from MPD’s D.A.R.E. Program

Hundreds of Students Graduate from MPD’s D.A.R.E. Program

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Police celebrated with hundreds of local students as they graduated from the D.A.R.E. program Wednesday. For 40 years, D.A.R.E. has been teaching children about the dangers of high-risk situations with alcohol, drugs, and bullying. MPD…

D.A.R.E. Makes a Comeback in Chino Schools

D.A.R.E. Makes a Comeback in Chino Schools

The drug abuse resistance program D.A.R.E. has returned to Chino elementary schools after 20 years, with a focus on healthy decision-making skills and self-advocacy. Approximately 900 fifth-grade students in the Chino Valley Unified School District are participating…

31 Officers Complete D.A.R.E. Officer Training in Jefferson City

31 Officers Complete D.A.R.E. Officer Training in Jefferson City

On September 22, 2023, thirty-one officers from the three states of Illinois, Missouri, and Texas successfully completed D.A.R.E. Officer Training in Jefferson City. Special thanks to the Missouri Police Chiefs Charitable Foundation for providing this training along...

From Fentanyl to Facebook, D.A.R.E. Officers Tackle Teen Addictions

From Fentanyl to Facebook, D.A.R.E. Officers Tackle Teen Addictions

ST. LOUIS – Studies show that more than 100,000 Americans die of overdose each year. As police departments grapple with drug-related deaths, they’re also addressing another addiction – one that didn’t exist 20 years ago. Teens and even children are finding themselves...

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,...