MPD officers spent 10 weeks with the students, teaching them how to ‘just say no’ to dangerous situations.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Police celebrated with hundreds of local students as they graduated from the D.A.R.E. program Wednesday.

For 40 years, D.A.R.E. has been teaching children about the dangers of high-risk situations with alcohol, drugs, and bullying.

MPD officers spent 10 weeks with the kids, teaching them how to ‘just say no’ to dangerous situations.

MPD said a total of 369 students from several Memphis area schools graduated Wednesday.

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