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Longtime D.A.R.E. Officer Retires from Custer Elementary

While the school year is still young 5th graders at Custer Elementary School had a special graduation ceremony, and helped take part in a retirement as well. 5th graders completed the D.A.R.E. program today and received their diplomas from their retiring school D.A.R.E. officer, Chief Ranger Nancy Martinz. Martinz is retiring after 20 years of service to the Custer Elementary students.
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Spearfish 7th Graders Celebrate D.A.R.E. Graduation

Spearfish Middle School seventh-grade students celebrated D.A.R.E. graduation Tuesday. Pictured, students in Paula Farley’s class received certificates from Cpl. Verla Little as Assistant Principal Brady Sumners, far right, announced their names. Pioneer photo by...

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South Dakota D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2019
Jun 10 – Jun 21 all-day
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D.A.R.E. International Training Conference 2019 @ Arizona Grand Resort & Spa
Jun 25 – Jun 27 all-day
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D.A.R.E. Mentor Officer Training 2019 @ Fort Magruder Hotel and Conference Center
Oct 14 – Oct 18 all-day
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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 D.A.R.E. Coordinator
Waylon Eckert
South Dakota Law Enforcement Training Center
Email: waylon.eckert@state.sd.us
Phone: (605) 773-6741

State D.A.R.E. Officers Association President
Chief Deputy Brent W. Koens
Faulk County Sheriff’s Office
Phone: (605) 598 6229

State D.A.R.E. Officers Association Vice President
Verla Little
Spearfish Police Department
Phone: (605) 642-1305

State D.A.R.E. Officers Association Treasurer
Senior Officer Rebecca Edwards
Box Elder Police Department
Phone: (605) 923-1401

State D.A.R.E. Officers Association Secretary
Kaitlin Holter
Pierre Police Department
Email: Kaitlin.Holter@ci.pierre.sd.us
Phone: (605) 773-7410

State D.A.R.E. Officers Association Western At-Large Representative
Chief Doug Moser
Whitewood Police Department
Phone: (605) 269-2550

State D.A.R.E. Officers Association Eastern At-Large Representative
Deputy Casey Tegethoff
Hanson County Sheriff’s Office
Phone: (605) 239-4409

Makenna Christiansen, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board Member from South Dakota

 
 
 
 
 
 

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