Minnesota D.A.R.E. Class #52
Minnesota D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) welcomed 21 law enforcement candidates into Minnesota D.A.R.E. Class #52 on Monday, January 23, 2022. They have been accepted to attend the intensive two-week training hosted by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and Minnesota D.A.R.E. in Stillwater, MN.
Wisconsin D.A.R.E. Officer Training Class 2024

Wisconsin D.A.R.E. Officer Training Class 2024

On May 6-17, 2024, Wisconsin hosted its first D.A.R.E. Officer Training in 16 years. A class of 12 candidates, 11 from Wisconsin and 1 from Michigan, attended and successfully completed the D.O.T. The training team was comprised of State Training Coordinator Steve...

D.A.R.E. Took the Field on Sunday at the Twins

D.A.R.E. Took the Field on Sunday at the Twins

Sunday's D.A.R.E. Day with the Twins was a huge success! Thanks to all of you who participated in the game as approximately 1000 took the field to open the game! Hennepin Co. Sheriff Dewanna Witt and TC lead the parade onto the field. New York Mills PD carried the...

D.A.R.E. Iowa 45th D.A.R.E. Officer Training Completed

D.A.R.E. Iowa 45th D.A.R.E. Officer Training Completed

On April 25th, 2024, D.A.R.E. Iowa completed its 45th D.A.R.E. Officer Training. The training was held at Camp Dodge in Johnston. We were honored to have officers in attendance from the states of Illinois, Wisconsin, Oregon, Kansas, Missouri, Indiana, New Mexico, and...

D.A.R.E. Officer Training in Costa Rica

D.A.R.E. Officer Training in Costa Rica

The country of Costa Rica is conducting a D.A.R.E. Officer Training April 15-26, 2024, and is led by the country’s training coordinator and class facilitator, Major Franklin Ruiz. Additionally. The training is being done in collaboration with three mentors from the...

Minnesota D.A.R.E. 2024 Poster Contest Winner

Minnesota D.A.R.E. 2024 Poster Contest Winner

A Roseau Elementary student was selected as the winner of the 2024 Minnesota D.A.R.E. poster contest. Anastyn is participating in the D.A.R.E. program, at Roseau Elementary School, under the direction of the Roseau Police Department. D.A.R.E. Officer Zach Manka...

18 New D.A.R.E. Officers Certified in Minnesota

18 New D.A.R.E. Officers Certified in Minnesota

Minnesota D.A.R.E. welcomed 18 newly certified D.A.R.E. officers from the 54th class trained in Minnesota. These officers completed their two weeks of training conducted by Minnesota D.A.R.E. and hosted by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. Minnesota D.A.R.E. has...

Canadian Officers Certified to Teach D.A.R.E.

Canadian Officers Certified to Teach D.A.R.E.

On March 11-22, 2024, a D.A.R.E. Officer Training was conducted at the Ontario Provincial Police Academy (O.P.P.) in Alliston, New Tecumseth, Ontario, Canada. Officers from the region attended and were successfully certified to teach the D.A.R.E. Program. The training...

Student becomes D.A.R.E. teacher

Student becomes D.A.R.E. teacher

Old Lyme resurrects drug prevention program for children
Meriden — At the Connecticut State Police Training Academy last week, Officer Stephen Hackett of the Old Lyme Police Department stood in front of a group of law enforcement colleagues who were playing the role…