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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

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…

Munster Police Honor D.A.R.E. Graduates

Munster Police Honor D.A.R.E. Graduates

The Munster Police Department’s Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Program has been presented to Munster students for over thirty years. The police department recently honored this semester’s approximately 275 D.A.R.E. graduates at Eads Elementary School…

D.A.R.E. Officers Thinking “Outside the Box”

D.A.R.E. Officers Thinking “Outside the Box”

Photo: D.A.R.E. Officer Steve Petroski of the Exeter Police Department delivering a message to his students on how to be safe and responsible.
New Hampshire State D.A.R.E. Coordinator Richard J. Perreault III said, “I have been in touch with several D.A.R.E. Officers…

Warm Springs Officers Helping Students Outside of School

Warm Springs Officers Helping Students Outside of School

WARM SPRINGS, Ore. (KTVZ) -- More than 600 students and families in Warm Springs face a new reality, with schools closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Warm Springs K-8 Academy School Resource Officer Kevin O’Brien. “There are parents who are used to...

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