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.