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State D.A.R.E. Contacts
Captain Michael G. Adkins
State D.A.R.E. Coordinator
Phone: (336) 694-9311 ext 2574
Direct Line: (336) 514-1563
Carley Keller, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board Member from North Carolina
North Carolina Local D.A.R.E. Websites
- Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office
- Burlington Police Department
- Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office
- Caswell County Sheriff’s Office
- Chowan County Sheriff’s Office
- Goldsboro Police Department
- Graham Police Department
- Iredell-Statesville Schools
- Jackson County Sheriff’s Office
- Liberty Elementary School
- Macon County Sheriff’s Office
- North Carolina D.A.R.E. Officers’ Association
- Oak Island Police Department
- Stanly County Sheriff’s Office
- Stokes County Sheriff’s Office
- Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office
- Waynesville Police Department
- Winterville Police Department