Officer Manny Varkanis with the 2019 D.A.R.E. graduates of the Moore Township Elementary School in Northampton County, PA.

Officer Manny Varkanis with 1st place D.A.R.E. essay winner Aubrie

KARE Donation to Avivo

KARE Donation to Avivo

"Thank you to you and the D.A.R.E. America team for your generous gift of 1,400 hygiene kits. Your gift helps make the lives of people working hard to build better futures much easier during this especially trying time - and we are so very grateful for it. Our...

Etowah County Sheriff’s Office Hosts D.A.R.E. Training Conference

Etowah County Sheriff’s Office Hosts D.A.R.E. Training Conference

The officers of the Etowah County's School Resource Officers Division pose with Sheriff Jonathon Horton and Etowah County Schools Superintendent Alan Cosby. The ECSO, the Etowah County School System and the Etowah County Commission share the costs of providing SROs in...

Apache Junction Has a New Drug-Prevention Group

Apache Junction Has a New Drug-Prevention Group

Stand Up AJ” is to replace a drug-prevention coalition that started serving Apache Junction in 2008 and is dissolving. A drug-prevention group forming in Apache Junction recently held a Zoom meeting with 27 participants. They ranged from law-enforcement officials to educators and National Guard Counter Drug Task Force representatives.

Upper Saucon Township Named One of America’s Safest Communities

Upper Saucon Township Named One of America’s Safest Communities

Upper Saucon Township has been ranked as the 27th safest city in the country according to a new annual report by the company SafeWise ranking the 100 safest cities in America. SafeWise uses up-to-date FBI crime data to assemble its reports. The 2020 list uses 2018 FBI...

School Districts See Benefits in Connecting Cops, Students

School Districts See Benefits in Connecting Cops, Students

Pike County Sheriff’s Deputy Chastity Anderson is the school resource officer for the Western, Griggsville-Perry and Pleasant Hill school districts. After tensions across the country have risen between law enforcement and various groups, some have made a push to...

Thailand Re-Opens Schools

Thailand Re-Opens Schools

The D.A.R.E. Program is active and thriving in Thailand during COVID-19 re-opening of schools. Pictured in these photos is Police Captain Suphaphan Lamlua, Deputy Inspector General of the Police Investigation Division Region 4 in Mueang District, Khon Kaen Province...

Local D.A.R.E. Officer Says Message Remains Relevant

Local D.A.R.E. Officer Says Message Remains Relevant

In photo: Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Deputy and D.A.R.E. Officer Jamar Cotton stands amid a sea of students learning to say no to drugs and gangs.

International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking was scheduled for Friday, June 26, but the COVID-19 pandemic has put…

How School Resource Officer Keeps Up With Kids During Coronavirus

How School Resource Officer Keeps Up With Kids During Coronavirus

WINOOSKI, Vt. (WCAX) - Having no in-person school requires more than adapting to a new way of learning. Students' social structure is completely disrupted by not being able to see friends, teachers and even school resource officers. Our Elissa Borden introduces you to...

A PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE…from Sterling Heights, Michigan

A PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE…from Sterling Heights, Michigan

SHPD Detective Christopher Moreau, who is black and grew up in Sterling Heights, remembers his first conversation with a police officer. It was during a Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program event and it inspired him. “I remember being in awe of…

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