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Reminder on Upcoming D.A.R.E. Events in Florida

Please see the below information on upcoming Florida D.A.R.E. events. We have our advanced recertification training being held for the 2nd year at the Florida Association of School Resource Officers (FASRO) Conference in Bonita Springs, Florida, July 31, 2018 –...

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Reminder on Upcoming D.A.R.E. Events in Florida

More from Hometown Florida

WCSO is Teaching Kids to Be Drug Free

Sheriff Kevin crews is bringing back the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program to Washington County schools. The program hasn't been taught in Washington County since 2007. The course was offered to fifth graders at Vernon Elementary School and Kate Smith Elementary School in Chipley.
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WCSO is Teaching Kids to Be Drug Free

The Passing of D.A.R.E. Family Member Monica Sauls

It was said, “Anyone who knew her couldn’t be in the same room with her and not be happy, and anyone in the room who didn’t know her soon would.” Monica Sauls, having served the Highlands County Sheriff Office (FL) for 41 years, retired in 2012. Monica devoted most...

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The Passing of D.A.R.E. Family Member Monica Sauls

Collier County student gets new wheelchair

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- In this season of giving, a Collier County boy is getting the most meaningful gift of all, independence. The 10-year-old was using a broken wheelchair because insurance wouldn’t pay for a new one. But now, thanks to the generous hearts and...

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Collier County student gets new wheelchair

Upcoming Events

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
28
Mon
2019
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
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

 

State D.A.R.E. Contacts

Jay Best
State D.A.R.E. Coordinator
Email: JayBest@fdle.state.fl.us
Phone: (850) 410-8261

Lindsey Cole
State D.A.R.E. Analyst
Email: LindseyCole@fdle.state.fl.us
Phone: (850) 410-7567

Corporal Ken Vila
State D.A.R.E. Officers Association President
Email: Kenneth.Vila@colliersheriff.org
Phone: (239) 253-5285

Officer Nancy Thigpen
State D.A.R.E. Officers Association Secretary
Email: jagwire95@aol.com
Phone: (904) 278-3007

Deputy Keith Murrish
State D.A.R.E. Officers Association Treasurer
Email: kmurrish@yahoo.com

Sergeant Mark Roberts
State D.A.R.E. Officers Association Sergeant At Arms
Email: mroberts@okeesheriff.org
Cell: (863) 634.1430
Office: (863) 763.3117

Major Amy Schmidt
State D.A.R.E. Officers Association Newsletter & Website Chairperson
Email: amy.schmidt@myfwc.com
Phone: (850) 488-6068

Jennifer Kallstrom, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board Member from Florida

 
 
 
 
 
 

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