D.A.R.E. Officer Rick Crossen in Athens, Ohio. New data from the 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health show a rare bright spot amid the opioid crisis. Fewer high schoolers in the region appear to be using opioids. School officials in the Ohio Valley want to...Read more . . .
More from Hometown Kentucky
Educator Sally Belcher and Officer Courtney Yerington receiving D.A.R.E awards Friday at Owensboro Middle School. Photo courtesy of Owensboro Public Schools. As the Owensboro Middle School gymnasium steadily filled up with students on Friday afternoon, a female OPD...
Independence Bank and Owensboro Police Department presented Retro Bill school assemblies in ten schools the past three days | Photo Owensboro Living. Independence Bank Security Officer, Kevin Kabalen, and Owensboro Police Department D.A.R.E. Officer, Courtney...
Spending time with children is one of the brightest parts of Lt. Jake Reed’s job at the Berea Police Department. “They want to see your car and think everything you do is neat,” he said. Childhood games of cops and robbers were a mere glimpse into Jake Reed’s...
LEXINGTON, KY (WKYT) – Yes, the 24 people in this classroom are a little old to be fifth graders. But the training team will tell you, these police officers are playing the part for a reason. “We want to turn it around and at least let them think they’re fifth...
Cave City Police Officer James Roberts hands out workbooks to Caverna Elementary fifth-graders CAVE CITY — Police officer James Roberts taught his first D.A.R.E. class at Caverna Elementary School on Thursday morning to a group of fifth-graders. Roberts will be...
LONDON, KY (WTVQ) — Officers from the London Police Department recently held graduations for the D.A.R.E. program at several local schools. D.A.R.E stands for Drug Abuse Resistance and Education. Officials say this program teaches Fifth grade students about the...
State D.A.R.E. Contacts
State D.A.R.E. Training Coordinator
TFC Jonathan Biven
Kentucky State Police
Phone: (270) 834-9220
Kentucky Local D.A.R.E. Websites
- Bowling Green Police Department
- Cadiz Police Department
- Elizabethtown Police Department
- Fort Campbell Police
- Frankfort Police Department
- Jeffersontown Police Department
- Kentucky State Police
- Magoffin County Sheriff’s Office
- McCracken County Sheriff’s Department
- Shively Police Department
- Somerset Police Department
- Woodford County Sheriff