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“May your good work continue”

Princeton Police Chief Tom Kammerer (left) stands with Princeton D.A.R.E. Officer Rob Jensen, who was recently awarded as Illinois’ D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year. Jensen, who has been in charge of Princeton’s D.A.R.E. program for 20 years, attended the awards...

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“May your good work continue”

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Hamilton Country D.A.R.E. Graduation

Representatives Finnie (L) and Severin (R), with Hamilton County Sheriff Robert Crow. There was a pretty big deal going on in Hamilton County. Sheriff Robert Crow held his 30th graduation! Sheriff Crow, to my knowledge, is the longest running D.A.R.E. Officer in...

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Hamilton Country D.A.R.E. Graduation

D.A.R.E. Day at Dozer is Smaller, but Still Mighty

Members of the Thomas Jefferson School music club sing the national anthem on the field Tuesday before the D.A.R.E. baseball game at Dozer Park in Peoria. PEORIA — For decades, D.A.R.E. Day has been a fixture on the Peoria Chiefs’ schedule. The traditional late...

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D.A.R.E. Day at Dozer is Smaller, but Still Mighty

D.A.R.E. Program Continues to Grow in Missouri

In a letter to Illinois D.A.R.E. Training Coordinator Kim Giugler, John Fellows of the Sedalia Police Department provided updates on the D.A.R.E. program in Missouri. He mentioned that D.A.R.E. continues to grow in Missouri, and that Missouri D.A.R.E....

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D.A.R.E. Program Continues to Grow in Missouri

Top Essay Writers Honored

St. Boniface Catholic School fifth graders Cecelia Edwards, Lillian Gilbertson, Rachel Kretzer, and Spencer Martin were honored and read their winning D.A.R.E. essays recently during the St. Boniface fifth graders’ D.A.R.E. graduation ceremony. Pictured are St. Boniface Catholic School fifth-grade students with members of the Edwardsville Police Department at D.A.R.E. graduation.
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Top Essay Writers Honored

Christmas with a Cop Brings Holiday Cheer

Christmas has come early this year for some Edwardsville children. Members of the Edwardsville Police Department and the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 244 met early Saturday morning with 22 preselected children to shop at the Edwardsville Target for Christmas. Each child was awarded $200 to spend on Christmas presents on his or her wish lists. Sergeant Matt Breihan said with this being the eighth year of the program, two more kids were added to be sponsored for the event this year.
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Christmas with a Cop Brings Holiday Cheer

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
Feb
18
Mon
2019
Illinois D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2019 @ Plainfield Police Department
Feb 18 – Mar 1 all-day
Illinois D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2019 @ Plainfield Police Department | Plainfield | Illinois | United States

THIS DOT CLASS IS ALREADY FULL.

We can no longer accept signups.

$750 includes 80-hour training, classroom materials, light breakfast, hot lunch, and daily snacks, Monday – Friday.

Travel, lodging and dinner are at your own expense. We use Hampton Inn Joliet – I-55 for training needs and they provide a full hot breakfast daily. Hotel costs are generally under $100 per night based off current governmental agreement – subject to change.

Jun
11
Tue
2019
Illinois D.A.R.E. State Conference 2019 @ Holiday Inn & Suites East Peoria
Jun 11 – Jun 14 all-day
Jun
25
Tue
2019
D.A.R.E. International Training Conference 2019 @ Arizona Grand Resort & Spa
Jun 25 – Jun 27 all-day

 

State D.A.R.E. Contacts

State D.A.R.E. Training Coordinator
Kimberly Giugler
Shorewood Police Department
Email: kgiugler@vil.shorewood.il.us
Phone: (815) 725-1460

State D.A.R.E. Officers Association President
Jim Miller
Rock Island County Sheriff’s Department
Email: jmiller@ricosheriff.org
Phone: (309) 558-8419

State D.A.R.E. Educational Advisor
Dan Malloy

Lauren Etzkorn, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board Member from Illinois

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