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Did you know the State of Oregon just wrapped up a D.A.R.E. Officer Training (DOT) in January? This training was a cooperative effort between D.A.R.E. America, the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training, and the Salem Police Department. Ofc. Craig Seibel, the Oregon D.A.R.E. Coordinator, worked with Dennis Osborn, the Western Regional Director; to make it happen. D.A.R.E. America generously provided the funding and the following elite training team:

  • Rafael Morales, Facilitator
  • Ashley Frazier, Educator and Director of Curriculum and Training
  • Randy Kirkman and Ruel Fuentecilla, Mentors for the Blue Team
  • Kim Hawkes, Central Regional Director and Mentor for the Green Team
  • Kay Moore, Mentor for the Red Team

We are proud to announce the graduation of the following twenty-two new D.A.R.E. Officers:

  1. Heather Ashwill, Central Point Police Department (OR)
  2. Mikael Brakebill, Kennewick Police Department (WA)
  3. Hector Camacho, Warden Police Department (WA)
  4. James Canada, Kennewick Police Department (WA)
  5. Tory Flory, Gilliam County Sheriff’s Office (OR)
  6. Nathan George, North Bend Police Department (OR)
  7. Jeff Halverson, West Linn Police Department (OR)
  8. Tim Harris, Kennewick Police Department (WA)
  9. Paul Hill, Franklin County Sheriff’s Office (WA)
  10. Joshua Huskey, Hoonah Police Department (AK)
  11. Sabino Martinez, National Guard (CA)
  12. Daryl Nichols, Ketchikan Police Department (AK)
  13. Kevin O’Brien, Warm Springs Police Department (OR)
  14. Dustin Parkhurst, North Bend Police Department (OR)
  15. Lani Pascual, National Guard (CA)
  16. Daniel Provost, Campbell County Sheriff’s Office (WY)
  17. Daniel Rodriguez, Iola Police Department (KS)
  18. Seth Rosser, Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office (WA)
  19. Kruz Schoenrock, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office (NE)
  20. Joseph Sevy, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office (ID)
  21. Wyatt Smith, St. John’s Police Department (AZ)
  22. Sara Vidales, National Guard (CA)

D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) is the world’s leading prevention program. The new curricula known as “keepin’ it REAL” is both research based and effective. New D.A.R.E. Officers receive an 80 hour training course conducted by highly skilled mentors with many years of experience in the classroom, as well as university-level educators. All officers are taught to deliver the curricula exactly as they are written, thereby achieving the goal of nearly 100% implementation fidelity.

From Craig Seibel

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