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OFFICER TRAINING & CONFERENCE CALENDARS

D.A.R.E. Officers undergo an unparalleled and rigorous 80-hour training course conducted by mentors with many years of experience in the classroom and university-level educators. Advanced and other specialized training courses are also presented at state and International conferences.

DOT and MOT OFFICER TRAININGS

D.A.R.E. Training Schedule

2018

OTC/Rx/Opioid Training
DATES STATE/LOCATION CONTACT PERSON PHONE EMAIL
Dec 27, 2018 Bridgewater, NJ Captain Jack Bennett, Ret. (908) 200-0631 jackbennett@dare.org
Dec 28, 2018 Bridgewater, NJ Captain Jack Bennett, Ret. (908) 200-0631 jackbennett@dare.org
D.A.R.E Officer Training
DATES STATE/LOCATION CONTACT PERSON PHONE EMAIL
Dec 2 – 14, 2018 Tennessee Sgt. Scott Staggs (615) 804-0349 scott.staggs@tn.gov
Dec 3 – 14, 2018 Ontario, Canada Harry Lawrenson (705) 434-1939 harry.lawrenson@opp.ca

2019

D.A.R.E Officer Training
DATES STATE/LOCATION CONTACT PERSON PHONE EMAIL
Jan 7 – 18, 2019 Connecticut Trooper Kate Cummings (203) 427-1030 katharine.cummings@ct.gov
Jan 14 – 25, 2019 Oregon
This DOT class is FULL
Dennis Osborn (424) 227-2346 dennis.osborn@dare.org
Jan 14 – 25, 2019 New York John Nedza (315) 515-8158 jwjn357@aol.com
Jan 28 – Feb 7, 2019 Mississippi / Alabama Lt. Sheri Hall (MS) (662) 680-6037 /
(662) 871-4807
mississippidare@gmail.com
Cpl. Kofee Anderson (AL) (334) 850-4540 kofeeanderson@mc-ala.org
Jan 28 – Feb 7, 2019 Florida Jay Best (850) 410-8261 JayBest@fdle.state.fl.us
Jan 28 – Feb 8, 2019 Minnesota Taylor Kristoffe-Jones (651) 793-2618 Taylor.Kristoffe.Jones@state.mn.us
Feb 4 – 15, 2019 New Mexico Dennis Osborn (424) 227-2346 Dennis.Osborn@dare.org
Feb 18 – Mar 1, 2019 Illinois Kim Giugler (815) 725-1460 kgiugler@vil.shorewood.il.us
Apr 22 – May 3, 2019 New Jersey Jack Bennett (908) 200-0631 jackbennett@dare.org
June 9 – 21, 2019 Indiana Joan Ward (317) 816-1615 jward@dareindiana.org
June 10 – 21, 2019 South Dakota Waylon Eckert (605) 773-6741 waylon.eckert@state.sd.us
July 15 – 26, 2019 Florida Jay Best (850) 410-8261 JayBest@fdle.state.fl.us
July 15 – 26, 2019 Oklahoma Kenneth Brodrick (918) 678-6368 kbrodrick@wntpd.com
July 29 – Aug 9, 2019 Utah Tibby Milne (801) 557-4445 tibbyuccp@aol.com
Sep 15 – 27, 2019 Missouri Sheldon Lineback (573) 636-5444 slineback@mopca.com
Sep 22 – Oct 4, 2019 Ohio Monica Miller (614) 761-9498 monica.miller@oacp.org
Sep 23 – Oct 4, 2019 New Jersey Jack Bennett (908) 200-0631 jackbennett@dare.org
Dec 2 – 13, 2019 New Hampshire / New England TFC Richard J Perreault III (Detective) (603) 223-3856 Richard.perreault@dos.nh.gov

Trainings By Month

Trainings By State

To view by training type, click on Training Type and then select the type from the dropdown. To undo the selection, click the “x” to the left of Training Type.

To view by state/location, click on State / Location and then select the state or location from the dropdown. To undo the selection, click the “x” to the left of State / Location.

Dec
2
Sun
2018
Tennessee D.A.R.E. Officer Training – Fall 2018 @ Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Cookeville
Dec 2 – Dec 14 all-day
Dec
3
Mon
2018
Canada D.A.R.E. Officer Training December 2018
Dec 3 – Dec 14 all-day
Dec
27
Thu
2018
OTC/Rx/Opioid 1-Day Training December 27, 2018 @ Somerville Elks Lodge
Dec 27 @ 8:00 am – 11:20 am
Dec
28
Fri
2018
OTC/Rx/Opioid 1-Day Training December 28, 2018 @ Somerville Elks Lodge
Dec 28 @ 8:00 am – 11:20 am
Jan
7
Mon
2019
Connecticut D.A.R.E. Officer Training January 2019 @ Connecticut State Police Training Academy
Jan 7 – Jan 18 all-day

Applications are now being accepted for the Connecticut D.A.R.E. Officer Training. The location of this two-week training will be at the Connecticut State Police Training Academy, 285 Preston Avenue Meriden, CT. Classes will begin January 7, 2019 and end on January 18, 2019 (Monday-Friday only).

Seating for this class will be limited; please adhere to the closing date. All interested applicants should submit an application, through their Chief Executive/Training Officer, to the Connecticut State Police D.A.R.E. Unit, 285 Preston Ave., Meriden, CT 06450. Contact Trooper Kate Cummings #1279 (Katharine.Cummings@ct.gov) with any questions. All training applications should be sent to the attention of Trooper Cummings #1279 no later than Friday, December 21, 2018.

Upon completion of the course each candidate will be certified to teach the K-12 curricula. Applicant must be a certified police officer, have at least two years of police experience, and a strong desire to work with school aged children. Candidates must be available to attend all ten days of the training course.

Jan
14
Mon
2019
New York D.A.R.E. Officer Training January 2019 @ New York State Academy of Fire Science
Jan 14 – Jan 25 all-day
Oregon D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2019 @ The Department of Public Safety Standards and Training
Jan 14 – Jan 25 all-day
Oregon D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2019 @ The Department of Public Safety Standards and Training | Salem | Oregon | United States

THIS DOT CLASS IS ALREADY FULL.

We can no longer accept signups.

Jan
28
Mon
2019
Minnesota D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2019 @ Bureau of Criminal Apprehension
Jan 28 – Feb 8 all-day
Mississippi/Alabama Joint D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2019
Jan 28 – Feb 7 all-day
Mississippi/Alabama Joint D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2019 @ Louisville | Mississippi | United States

Mississippi contact: Lt. Sheri Hall (662) 680-6037 / (662) 871-4807 or mississippidare@gmail.com
Alabama contact: Cpl. Kofee Anderson (334) 850-4540 or kofeeanderson@mc-ala.org

Florida D.A.R.E. Officer Training January-February 2019 @ Florida Department of Law Enforcement
Jan 28 @ 1:20 am – Feb 7 @ 2:20 am
Feb
4
Mon
2019
New Mexico D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2019 @ East Mesa Public Safety Complex
Feb 4 – Feb 15 all-day
New Mexico D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2019 @ East Mesa Public Safety Complex | Las Cruces | New Mexico | United States

This is the initial two-week, 80 hour course for all Uniformed Law Enforcement and School Resource Officers who need to be certified to teach the new D.A.R.E. program known as keepin’ it REAL!

Cost: This training is TUITION-FREE! All Instructor Materials, Free!

Lodging:
D.A.R.E. America has contracted with the Holiday Inn Express North Las Cruces, 2142 Telshor Ct. Las Cruces, NM 88011, telephone # (575) 522-0700. The federal per diem rate of $94.00 has been granted by the Holiday Inn and this includes breakfast, parking and Wi-Fi. With tax and fees, the total is $109.01 a night. If you would like to stay at the host hotel, they have blocked rooms for this training event. When you call for your reservations mention “DARE TRAINING” to receive the pricing.

Feb
18
Mon
2019
Illinois D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2019 @ Plainfield Police Department
Feb 18 – Mar 1 all-day
Illinois D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2019 @ Plainfield Police Department | Plainfield | Illinois | United States

$750 includes 80-hour training, classroom materials, light breakfast, hot lunch, and daily snacks, Monday – Friday.

Travel, lodging and dinner are at your own expense. We use Hampton Inn Joliet – I-55 for training needs and they provide a full hot breakfast daily. Hotel costs are generally under $100 per night based off current governmental agreement – subject to change.

Apr
22
Mon
2019
New Jersey D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2019 @ Location to be determined
Apr 22 – May 3 all-day
Jun
9
Sun
2019
Indiana D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2019
Jun 9 – Jun 21 all-day
Jun
10
Mon
2019
South Dakota D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2019
Jun 10 – Jun 21 all-day
Jun
11
Tue
2019
Illinois D.A.R.E. State Conference 2019 @ Holiday Inn & Suites East Peoria
Jun 11 – Jun 14 all-day
Jun
25
Tue
2019
D.A.R.E. International Training Conference 2019 @ Arizona Grand Resort & Spa
Jun 25 – Jun 27 all-day
Jul
15
Mon
2019
Florida D.A.R.E. Officer Training July 2019 @ Marion County Sheriff's Office
Jul 15 – Jul 26 all-day
Oklahoma D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2019 @ Wyndham Garden Oklahoma City Airport
Jul 15 – Jul 26 all-day
Oklahoma D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2019 @ Wyndham Garden Oklahoma City Airport | Oklahoma City | Oklahoma | United States

The Oklahoma D.A.R.E. Officer Training seminar is scheduled for July 15-26, 2019.

The training will be held at the ​​Wyndham Garden Hotel Oklahoma City Airport, located at 2101 S. Meridian, OKC, OK 73108.

Once you have completed this training you will be able to teach:

  • D.A.R.E. Program in Kindergarten through 4th grade, 5th and 6th grade
  • The New Jr. High Program Keeping It Real.

Since this is an intense two-week training, we require that all participants stay at the hotel if you are more than 40 miles from the training site. The seminar will require many out-of-classroom hours for preparation. All classroom sessions are mandatory for certification.

Registration Options (prices are per person)

Shared Room
Registration is $600 and includes hotel accommodations with a roommate of the same gender for 10 nights, with breakfast buffet each morning.

Private Room (Weekend check-out)
Registration fee of $1,200 includes hotel accommodations with no roommate for 10 nights with breakfast buffet each morning.

Private Room (With weekend)
Registration fee of $1,300 includes hotel accommodations with no roommate for 12 nights and breakfast buffet each morning.

Meals and transportation are each agency’s responsibility.

Applicants must be full-time commissioned/sworn officers with at least two years of law-enforcement experience. If you have less than two years’ experience, you will have to apply for a waiver. Please read the attached seminar information sheet before selecting your D.A.R.E. Officer applicant. The forms must be completed and returned as soon as possible. The slots available for this training are on a first come first serve basis.

Complete the following on the application form:

  1. Application Form (sign & return)
  2. Agency Commitment Form (sign & return)
  3. Law Enforcement/School Commitment Form (sign & return)
  4. Seminar Information Sheet (Agency head & applicant read)
  5. Inter-Regional Request for Training Form

PRINT APPLICATION FORM

PRINT W-9 FORM

You may e-mail the application to okdaretraining@gmail.com or mail them to:

Lori Swanson
Oklahoma State DARE
P.O. Box 10313
Midwest City, OK 73140

Once your application has been processed, you will be provided with instructions on how to pay.

Out-of-state applicants only:

The State Coordinator in your state will need to sign off on the Inter-Regional before you can be accepted into the training.

Because our requests for training far exceed the number of officers we can train, your slot cannot be guaranteed until we receive your application and purchase order/check. Please return the application and above forms immediately.

PRINT INTER/INTRA REGIONAL REQUEST FOR TRAINING FORM

If you have any questions or if I can be of any further assistance, you may contact Ken Brodrick at 918-678-6368 or by e-mail at kbrodrick@wntpd.com.

Jul
29
Mon
2019
Utah D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2019
Jul 29 – Aug 9 all-day
Sep
15
Sun
2019
Missouri D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2019
Sep 15 – Sep 27 all-day
Sep
22
Sun
2019
Ohio D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2019 @ Crowne Plaza Columbus
Sep 22 – Oct 4 all-day
Sep
23
Mon
2019
New Jersey D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2019 @ Somerville Elks Lodge
Sep 23 – Oct 4 all-day
Dec
2
Mon
2019
New Hampshire/New England D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2019 @ New Hampshire Richard M. Flynn Fire Academy
Dec 2 – Dec 13 all-day
New Hampshire/New England D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2019 @ New Hampshire Richard M. Flynn Fire Academy | Concord | New Hampshire | United States

Contact info:
TFC Richard J Perreault III (Detective)
New Hampshire State Police
State of NH DARE Facilitator
Office: 603-223-3856
Cell: 603-419-8011
Fax: 603-271-2520
Email: Richard.perreault@dos.nh.gov

Venue:

State Conferences

2019 STATE CITY CONTACT PERSON PHONE EMAIL
June 11 – 14, 2019 Illinois East Peoria Kim Giugler (815) 725-1460 kgiugler@vil.shorewood.il.us
 
 
 
 
 
 

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