Tri-River Police Training Region – MTU 16 & Illinois D.A.R.E. Officer’s Association
D.A.R.E. Officer Training
Plainfield Police Department
14300 Coil Plus Drive; Plainfield, IL 60544
Monday – Friday, February 17 – 28, 2020
8:00 am till 5:00 pm
This course complies with the guidelines of the following mandate(s): Procedural Justice
Course Description: This 80+ hrs. training is required by D.A.R.E. America for certification of all new D.A.R.E. Instructors and provides successful graduates with authorization to deliver copyrighted D.A.R.E. curricula for elementary and middle school programs, parent and community programs, as well as several enhancement lessons. The focus of the training is to provide instructors with the skills necessary for successful classroom instruction and student learning.
The course is very intense and requires after training assignments to be completed each evening.
This two-week certification course is for candidates representing current D.A.R.E. participating agencies or agencies who will be implementing D.A.R.E. programs in their local communities for the 2018-19 school year. The fee is $750 per candidate which includes registration fee, a light breakfast and lunch (M-F), instruction, and course materials.
All candidates will be responsible for their own dinner meal each day (and all meals over the weekend if necessary) as well as hotel and travel arrangements. Lodging is available at the Hampton Inn I-55, (Joliet North) call the hotel directly at 815-439-9500.
Participation in all sessions of the course, completion of all training objectives, and satisfactory skills performance is required for certification. It is required that participants be certified law enforcement officers with two years of experience. Waivers to this requirement are possible and granted on a case by case basis upon request.
Upon registration, an application package will be sent to the candidate. Applications and waivers must be completed and return it to the State Coordinator by fax at (815) 439-6916, or mail to:
Tri-River Police Training
14300 Coil Plus Drive Plainfield
Applications must be authorized by the requesting agency.
Final acceptance in the program is pending upon review of application, an acceptance letter will be sent with further instructions.
For more information, contact Kim Giugler with D.A.R.E. related questions at (815) 725-1460.
Instructors and Mentors: Will be supplied by the Illinois D.A.R.E. Officer’s Association and D.A.R.E. America. Member Tuition: $750.00 Non-Member Tuition: $750.00
Member Tuition: $750.00
Non-Member Tuition: $750.00