Stillwater, MN—Minnesota D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) welcomed 16 law enforcement candidates into Minnesota D.A.R.E. Class #50 on Monday, April 4, 2022. The intensive two-week training was hosted by the Minnesota D.A.R.E. and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office in Stillwater, MN.

After a pause in training, due to Covid 19, Minnesota D.A.R.E. conducted the first of two officer training sessions (next session-July) scheduled to get current programs back up and expand to areas that lost their programming due to challenging times.

Minnesota D.A.R.E. just celebrated our 32nd anniversary. D.A.R.E. continues to be the largest community policing program in the state of Minnesota reaching over 60,000 students annually. D.A.R.E. in Minnesota has approximately 230 specially trained officers who teach in the classrooms, statewide, forming relationships with our children and families in addition to educating. Our adaptable program builds trust and confidence by eliciting the input of the school staff and families and is tailored to a neighborhood’s unique cultural and social-economic dynamics. D.A.R.E. brings curriculum-trained officers into the classrooms to form positive relationships, which has become even more important in recent times.

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…

Hawai’i D.A.R.E. Officer Training Class #38

Hawai’i D.A.R.E. Officer Training Class #38

Upon completion of its 38th D.A.R.E. Officer Training, the state of Hawai’i’s D.A.R.E. training center welcomed 17 newly certified D.A.R.E. officers. These officers were trained by the Hawai'i D.A.R.E. Training Center’s cadre of Honolulu Police Department from October...

Pennsylvania’s 2023 D.A.R.E. Officer Training Class

Pennsylvania’s 2023 D.A.R.E. Officer Training Class

Pennsylvania D.A.R.E. welcomed 18 newly certified D.A.R.E. officers from the class trained at the Fort Indiantown Gap Military Base in Annville, PA. These officers completed their two weeks of training, which was held October 16-27, 2023, conducted by Pennsylvania...

Minnesota D.A.R.E. Class #53

Minnesota D.A.R.E. Class #53

Minnesota D.A.R.E. welcomed 19 newly-certified D.A.R.E. officers from the 53rd class trained in Minnesota. These officers completed their two weeks of training, which was held October 2-13, 2023, conducted by Minnesota D.A.R.E., and hosted by the Maple Grove Police...

31 Officers Complete D.A.R.E. Officer Training in Jefferson City

31 Officers Complete D.A.R.E. Officer Training in Jefferson City

On September 22, 2023, thirty-one officers from the three states of Illinois, Missouri, and Texas successfully completed D.A.R.E. Officer Training in Jefferson City. Special thanks to the Missouri Police Chiefs Charitable Foundation for providing this training along...

33rd D.A.R.E. Officer Training (PROERD) Santa Catarina – Brazil

33rd D.A.R.E. Officer Training (PROERD) Santa Catarina – Brazil

The graduation of the 33rd class of instructors of the Educational Program of Resistance to Drugs and Violence (Proerd/D.A.R.E.) of the Military Police of Santa Catarina was conducted on the 28th of September 2023. The event took place at the Golden Hotel and Events...

17th PROERD/D.A.R.E. National Officer Training Culmination

17th PROERD/D.A.R.E. National Officer Training Culmination

The Federal District conducted and just completed the 17th PROERD/D.A.R.E. National Officer Training, which was held September 11 - 22, 2023. Officers from multiple Brazilian states attended the course and were certified to teach the program. This was a significant...

Iowa D.A.R.E. Officer Training Class #44

Iowa D.A.R.E. Officer Training Class #44

Iowa D.A.R.E. hosted its 44th D.A.R.E. Officer Training at Camp Dodge in Johnston, IA. The training consisted of 15 officers from Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, Missouri, and Indiana. The training was held September 18 – 28, 2023

Copyright © 2022 D.A.R.E. America. All Rights Reserved.

Copyright © 2022 D.A.R.E. America.
All Rights Reserved.