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Bristol Borough Students Graduate D.A.R.E. Program

Students at Snyder-Girotti Elementary School in Bristol Borough graduated from the police department’s Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E) program this week. The students each received certificates and a carry bag donated by the Bristol Borough Police...

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Butler County D.A.R.E. Graduations

Butler, Pennsylvania school districts, both public and private, welcome D.A.R.E. Officers into their fifth-grade classrooms. The Butler County Sheriff’s Office is proud to take part in giving our children the skills necessary to make good decisions for their...
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Butler County, PA Graduates Nearly 1,500 Students

The Butler County Sheriff’s department wrapped up another successful year of D.A.R.E. This year the Butler County Sheriff’s Office provided the D.A.R.E. keepin' It REAL program to nearly 1,500 fifth graders in 15 elementary schools both public and private. Through...

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1st Place: Makayla McLister (Butler Middle School). Makayla received Kennywood Tickets for a family of four and a $5.00 Gift Certificate for King Cone Ice Cream. In photo: Sgt. Harry Callithen, Deputy Rachel Sporrer, Makayla McLister, Deputy Anthony Sawl.

TAMS students take D.A.R.E. pledge

About 200 Tunkhannock Area Middle School fifth graders rose to the D.A.R.E. challenge on Friday by graduating from the 10-week course. The Drug Awareness Resistance and Education program works to teach students how to meet a variety of life’s challenges - including...

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Brookville Students Graduate from D.A.R.E. Program

Brookville, Jefferson County, Pa. - It was a day of celebration for more than 100 5th graders at Hickory Grove Elementary in Brookville. However, this ceremony wasn't the usual pomp and circumstance. The students, instead, were pledging to resist drugs and alcohol...

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The D.A.R.E Program in Butler, PA

Back row: Sgt. Harry Callithen, Deputies Rachel Sporrer, Darah Danner, Bret Vulakovich. Front row: Deputy Tony Sawl and Captain Brain Karenbauer Butler, Pennsylvania school districts, both public and private, welcome D.A.R.E.  Officers into their fifth grade...

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Drugs Take Vast Toll

A letter to the editor of Butler Eagle, from Ashley Hevesy, BSN, RN Butler. The number of overdoses Butler County has seen is absurd. In August, emergency officials responded to six apparent overdoses in a span of nine hours in Butler County, according to news reports.
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Upcoming Events

D.A.R.E. International Training Conference 2019 @ Arizona Grand Resort & Spa
Jun 25 – Jun 27 all-day
D.A.R.E. Mentor Officer Training 2019 @ Fort Magruder Hotel and Conference Center
Oct 14 – Oct 18 all-day
D.A.R.E. International Conference 2020 @ Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancun Resort & Spa
Jul 6 – Jul 9 all-day


State D.A.R.E. Contacts

State Training Coordinator
Jack Killian
Pennsylvania State D.A.R.E. Office
Phone: (570) 624-1279 (office)
Phone: (570) 621-8991 (cell)


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