RETRO BILL in Santa Maria, California as the D.A.R.E. Graduation Keynote Speaker
The Official D.A.R.E. Safety & Self-Esteem Buddy RETRO BILL was proud to be the Keynote Speaker at the Spring 2022 D.A.R.E. Graduation at Saint Mary’s of the Assumption Catholic School in Santa Maria, California at the invitation of D.A.R.E. Officer Al Torres who is celebrating his 20th year as a D.A.R.E. Officer and is currently (due to limited staffing and budget cuts) VOLUNTEERING his time to teach D.A.R.E. in Santa Maria, California. Special Thanks to San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s SRO/Deputy Susy Corriea who also volunteered her time to help make the Graduation EXTRA-SPECIAL for the Graduates and their Parents!
Frederick D.A.R.E. Officer Follows in His Father’s Footsteps

Frederick D.A.R.E. Officer Follows in His Father’s Footsteps

STEPHENS CITY — It was supposed to be a surprise — one eight months in the making — but it all fell apart at the last minute. Frederick County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Matthew Clark, who is wrapping up his first year as a Drug Abuse Resistance Education officer for...

D.A.R.E. Day Celebrates 350 Students’ Success

D.A.R.E. Day Celebrates 350 Students’ Success

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - The Drug Abuse Resistance Education Program (D.A.R.E.) teaches students the importance of drug resistance education and decision-making skills. The D.A.R.E. is a 10-week-long program that prepares elementary and middle school students to be...

Drug Abuse Program Making its Way Back into Lea Schools

Drug Abuse Program Making its Way Back into Lea Schools

Twenty-four Tatum elementary school students graduated in April from the Lea County Sheriff’s Office’s first Drug Abuse Resistance Education program and fifth grader Lilianna Rojas won first place for the essay portion of the course. According to LCSO Corporal Travis...

Blevins D.A.R.E. Program Graduates 31 5th Graders

Blevins D.A.R.E. Program Graduates 31 5th Graders

The Hempstead County Sheriff’s Office and the 8th North Prosecuting Attorney’s Office held the 12th Annual D.A.R.E. graduation today* at Blevins Elementary School with 31 5th grade students receiving diplomas from the ten-week program. The primary goal of Drug…

School Drug Prevention Program Celebrates 1st Graduation In 14 Years

School Drug Prevention Program Celebrates 1st Graduation In 14 Years

The Southampton Police Department held a D.A.R.E. graduation at Remsenburg-Speonk Elementary School Thursday — the first time Southampton Town has graduated a class in 14 years, according to Lt. Susan Ralph. Sixth graders who participated in the Drug Abuse Resistance…

Radney Elementary School Graduates 200 Students from D.A.R.E.

Radney Elementary School Graduates 200 Students from D.A.R.E.

This past Wednesday, March 23, Radney Elementary School held a special graduation ceremony for over 200 students enrolled in the school's D.A.R.E program. The D.A.R.E. program has been taught to grades K-12 in Alexander City schools since 1990 and is a 10-week...

D.A.R.E. Auction for the Benefit of the Family of Officer Ty Lenehan

D.A.R.E. Auction for the Benefit of the Family of Officer Ty Lenehan

Photo from The Officer Down Memorial Page
On January 21, 2022, the California Highway Patrol was advised of a wrong-way driver traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of Highway 99. While responding to the area the officers were advised the wrong-way vehicle…

ProERD Mentor Officer Graduation

ProERD Mentor Officer Graduation

Photos from the Mentor Officer Training that was just completed the week of March 7-11, 2022 in the state of Rio Grande Do Sul, Brazil. Lt. Col. Cilone presided as facilitator along with six mentors and an educator. In addition, 34 Mentee candidates completed the course and were certified on graduation day…

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