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Rafael L. Morales
North Central Regional Director
Phone: (424) 227-0997
Email: Rafael Morales
Tri-River Police Training Region – MTU 16 & Illinois D.A.R.E. Officer’s Association
D.A.R.E. Officer Training
Plainfield Police Department
14300 Coil Plus Drive; Plainfield, IL 60544
Monday – Friday, February 17 – 28, 2020
8:00 am till 5:00 pm
This course complies with the guidelines of the following mandate(s): Procedural Justice
Course Description: This 80+ hrs. training is required by D.A.R.E. America for certification of all new D.A.R.E. Instructors and provides successful graduates with authorization to deliver copyrighted D.A.R.E. curricula for elementary and middle school programs, parent and community programs, as well as several enhancement lessons. The focus of the training is to provide instructors with the skills necessary for successful classroom instruction and student learning.
The course is very intense and requires after training assignments to be completed each evening.
This two-week certification course is for candidates representing current D.A.R.E. participating agencies or agencies who will be implementing D.A.R.E. programs in their local communities for the 2018-19 school year. The fee is $750 per candidate which includes registration fee, a light breakfast and lunch (M-F), instruction, and course materials.
All candidates will be responsible for their own dinner meal each day (and all meals over the weekend if necessary) as well as hotel and travel arrangements. Lodging is available at the Hampton Inn I-55, (Joliet North) call the hotel directly at 815-439-9500.
Participation in all sessions of the course, completion of all training objectives, and satisfactory skills performance is required for certification. It is required that participants be certified law enforcement officers with two years of experience. Waivers to this requirement are possible and granted on a case by case basis upon request.
Upon registration, an application package will be sent to the candidate. Applications and waivers must be completed and return it to the State Coordinator by fax at (815) 439-6916, or mail to:
Tri-River Police Training
14300 Coil Plus Drive Plainfield
Applications must be authorized by the requesting agency.
Final acceptance in the program is pending upon review of application, an acceptance letter will be sent with further instructions.
For more information, contact Kim Giugler with D.A.R.E. related questions at (815) 725-1460.
Instructors and Mentors: Will be supplied by the Illinois D.A.R.E. Officer’s Association and D.A.R.E. America. Member Tuition: $750.00 Non-Member Tuition: $750.00
Member Tuition: $750.00
Non-Member Tuition: $750.00
State D.A.R.E. Contacts
State D.A.R.E. Training Coordinator
Shorewood Police Department
Phone: (815) 725-1460
State D.A.R.E. Officers Association President
Rock Island County Sheriff’s Department
Phone: (309) 558-8419
State D.A.R.E. Educational Advisor
Delaney O’Sullivan, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board Member from Illinois
Illinois Local D.A.R.E. Communities
- Alsip Police Department
- Arcola Police Department
- Arthur Police Department
- Bannockburn Police Department
- Bartlett Police Department
- Bethalto Police Department
- Breese Police Department
- Bridgeview Police Department
- Burbank Police Department
- Bureau County Sheriff’s Office
- Burr Ridge Police Department
- Carol Stream Police Department
- Clinton Police Department
- Countryside Police Department
- Deerfield Police Department
- Dwight Police Department
- Edwardsville Police Department
- El Paso Police Department
- Elk Grove Village Police Department
- Elmhurst Police Department
- Elmwood Park Community Unit School District #401
- Evergreen Park Police Department
- Flora Police Department
- Flossmoor Police Department
- Fon du Lac Park District Police Department
- Gages Lake School
- Galesburg Police Department
- Glen Ellyn Police Department
- Glendale Heights Police Department
- Grayslake Police Department
- Greenwood Elementary School
- Grundy County Sheriff’s Office
- Gurnee Police Department
- Hartford Police Department
- Harwood Heights Police Department
- Hebron Police Department
- Hickory Hills Police Department
- Hinsdale Police Department
- Hodgkins Police Department
- Hoffman Estates Police Department
- Illinois D.A.R.E. Officers Association
- Iroquois Community School
- Jackson County Sheriff’s Office
- Jerseyville Police Department
- Johnsburg Police Department
- Knox County Sheriff’s Office
- LaGrange Police Department
- Lake in the Hills Police Department
- Lansing Police Department
- Lemont-Bromberek CSD113A
- Lincoln Police Department
- Macomb Police Department
- Mason City Police Department
- McDonough County Sheriff’s Office
- McLean County Sheriff’s Office
- McLeansboro Police Department
- Mendota Police Department
- Mercer County Sheriff’s Office
- Metra Police Department
- Millstadt Police Department
- Minier Police Department
- Minooka Police Department
- Morris Police Department
- Mount Vernon Police Department
- Mount Zion Police Department
- New Athens Police Department
- Norridge Police Department
- Oak Brook Police Department
- Oak Lawn Police Department
- Orland Hills Police Department
- Ottawa Police Department
- Palos Heights Police Department
- Paul Revere Intermediate School
- Plainfield Police Department
- Plano Police Department
- Princeton Police Department
- Rantoul Police Department
- River Forest Police Department
- River Grove School District
- Rockton Police Department
- Romeoville Police Department
- Roxana Police Department
- Sacred Heart Catholic School
- Sandwich Police Department
- Schiller Park Police Department
- Shelby County Sheriff’s Office
- Shorewood Police Department
- Steger Police Department
- Sterling Police Department
- Streamwood Police Department
- Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office
- Tinley Park Police Department
- Trenton Police Department
- Vermilion County Sheriff’s Department
- Vernon Hills Police Department
- Village of Lisle Police Department
- Waterloo Police Department
- Waukegan Police Department
- Wheaton Police Department
- Whittier School
- Willow Springs Police Department
- Woodford County Sheriff’s Department
- Woodridge Police Department
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All Rights Reserved.