Officer Julia Manning with the Park Ridge Police Department

Julia Manning was an active member of the YAB (Youth Advisory Board) from 2016 to 2019, and she is now proud to be an alumni of the program. In recognition of her outstanding achievements, she was honored with the prestigious 2019 D.A.R.E. America Louis ‘Skip’ Miller National Scholarship Award.

Julia’s mother, Kristen, expressed her pride and gratitude, stating, “The D.A.R.E. program and these kids will forever hold a special place in our hearts.”

Julia recently graduated on December 15th and has embarked on a fulfilling career as a Police Officer for the Park Ridge Police Department.

Read more about Julia here and here.

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