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PCA celebrates D.A.R.E. milestone

From The Lufkin Daily News

Pineywoods Community Academy students wore their D.A.R.E. shirts to school Thursday as the school marked the 41st anniversary of the creation of the program. Started in 1983, the "Drug Abuse Resistance Education" program, or D.A.R.E., was...

D.A.R.E. program returns to Hanover Area

From The Citizens' Voice

Hanover Memorial Elementary School held an event Thursday to mark the return of the D.A.R.E. program for fifth grade students. Officer Stephanie Velazquez of Philadelphia, one the program’s lead mentors, attended and joined some of the...

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

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

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....

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...

Here’s what D.A.R.E. is teaching kids about weed

Aside from living through the first iteration of social media and being the final group to understand what an internet dial tone sound is, Millennials were also the first full generation to go through the classic Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program....