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Officer Olson: ‘We made it’

Nearly 90 Falls High School students giggled and leaped across the Backus Community Center stage Tuesday upon graduating from the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program. The program is taught by Koochiching County Police Officer Dane Olson, who went through the program as a youngster himself.
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Officer Olson: ‘We made it’

Hermantown Students Celebrate D.A.R.E. Graduation

172 - 6th graders celebrated graduation together at Hermantown High School on Friday, after completing ten separate classes within the D.A.R.E. program. Officer Tim Battaglia says, "You know, yeah they learn a lot of things, they learn facts and health effects on drugs and alcohol, but the D.A.R.E. program is so much more than that . . ."
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Hermantown Students Celebrate D.A.R.E. Graduation

D.A.R.E. Connects Students and Law Enforcement

For some kids, D.A.R.E. is the only positive interaction with law enforcement they’ve had.” – Litchfield Police Officer Aaron Nelson. Aaron Nelson of the Litchfield Police Department has been a D.A.R.E. officer since 2006. He enjoys interacting with students at...

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D.A.R.E. Connects Students and Law Enforcement

Upcoming Events

Dec
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Thu
2018
OTC/Rx/Opioid 1-Day Training December 27, 2018 @ Somerville Elks Lodge
Dec 27 @ 8:00 am – 11:20 am
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28
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2018
OTC/Rx/Opioid 1-Day Training December 28, 2018 @ Somerville Elks Lodge
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2019
Minnesota D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2019 @ Bureau of Criminal Apprehension
Jan 28 – Feb 8 all-day
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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. Program Administrator
Kathi Ackerman
Minnesota D.A.R.E., Inc.
Email: mndare@aol.com
Phone: (952) 446-1907 or 1-800-990-3273

State D.A.R.E. Training Coordinator
Taylor Kristoffe-Jones
Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension
Email: Taylor.Kristoffe.Jones@state.mn.us
Phone: (651) 793-2618

State D.A.R.E. Officers Association President
Officer Adam Vande Vrede
Email: adam.vandevrede@sartellmn.com
Work Cellphone: (320) 293-7911
Personal Cellphone: (320) 420-3436

Will Durie, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board Member from Minnesota

 
 
 
 
 
 

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