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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

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


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