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Rafael Morales and Ruel Fuentecilla traveled to Brazil to perform an accreditation assessment at a D.A.R.E. Officer Training class conducted by the Brigada Militar of the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul. The training was conducted at the Brigada Militar’s police academy from September 23 through October 4, 2019 under the direction of Major Karine Pires Soares Brum, Facilitator of the PROERD (Program for Educational Resistance to Drugs and Violence) program. There were 36 highly motivated soldier and officer candidates aspiring to become D.A.R.E. officers, with hopes to be part of the PROERD unit.

PROERD has over 400 trained D.A.R.E. officers assigned throughout the state of Rio Grande do Sul. The training center where the assessment was conducted is one of seven training centers throughout the country of Brazil. The D.A.R.E. program receives unwavering support at the highest levels of military and government leadership throughout the country.

Event Helps Bridge Gaps Between Kids and Police

Event Helps Bridge Gaps Between Kids and Police

Const. Richard Lemieux, left, Daren the Lion, and Const. Joel Faubert at the Kids Fun Day event organized by the Timmins Police Service – Youth in Policing ambassadors. TPS Youth in Policing ambassadors hosted “Kids Fun Day” at Participark on Friday…

Inspiring Talks Fuel D.A.R.E. Leadership Campers

Inspiring Talks Fuel D.A.R.E. Leadership Campers

This past weekend, 88 students from the five high schools in Timmins attended the third-annual D.A.R.E. Leadership Camp at Camp Bickell. Valerie Demers, left, and Annabelle Breton, both Grade 12 École secondaire catholique Thériault students, were among the counsellors…

From Kinder to Grade 12, Kids to Get Drug Education

From Kinder to Grade 12, Kids to Get Drug Education

MANILA, Philippines — President Duterte has given the go signal for the Department of Health (DOH) to educate school children from Kindergarten to Grade 12 about the ill effects of taking illegal drugs…

THIS ISN’T YOUR FATHER’S D.A.R.E. PROGRAM

THIS ISN’T YOUR FATHER’S D.A.R.E. PROGRAM

The D.A.R.E. program your kids go through in Grade Six is a lot different than the one you experienced. Timmins Police D.A.R.E. co-ordinator, Const. Rick Lemieux, says what used to be “Drug Abuse Resistance Education” is now “Define, Assess, Respond and Evaluate”. It…

Richmond Mom Beams with Pride after Son’s D.A.R.E. Award

Richmond Mom Beams with Pride after Son’s D.A.R.E. Award

Grade 5 student Matt Del Rosario (front), of Thompson elementary, was awarded the Good Citizen medal from D.A.R.E. BC, while teacher Nav Badyal (second left) was given the Teacher Appreciation award. Also pictured are Matt’s proud mom, Shelley (left) and Const. Bal...

Kingdom of Bahrain Partners with D.A.R.E.

Kingdom of Bahrain Partners with D.A.R.E.

To Teach Students to Avoid Extremism through Improved Decision-Making – Building on Existing D.A.R.E Programs That Give Students Social and Emotional Skills to Avoid Violence and Addiction…

Cannabis Facts – Lesson 2, Elementary kiR planner

Cannabis Facts – Lesson 2, Elementary kiR planner

This is a supplemental lesson for D.A.R.E. Canada in response to the Canadian National Marijuana Legalization Act being enacted in October 2018. For more information, please contact Harry Lawrenson at harry.lawrenson@opp.ca or info@dare.ca. Ceci...

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