Jennifer Keitel of the Yankton Police Department is shown receiving her D.A.R.E. training completion certificate from Tim Bormann, chief of staff of the South Dakota Attorney General’s office, and keynote speaker at the graduation. Yankton police officer Jennifer...
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The D.A.R.E. program will return to local schools again this fall. Rebecca Merryfield, of the Dunn County Sheriff's Office, recently graduated from the D.A.R.E program put on by the South Dakota Law Enforcement Academy. She was one of 25 officers from across South...
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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.
After completing D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education), a substance abuse prevention education program, during fifth grade, Mathias Hafner recently learned that the essay he wrote during the program won second place in a statewide contest.
Photos courtesy of South Dakota D.A.R.E. Coordinator Waylon Eckert
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...
Kim W. Hawkes
Central Regional Director
Phone: (424) 227-0821
Email: Kim W. Hawkes
State D.A.R.E. Contacts
State D.A.R.E. Coordinator
South Dakota Law Enforcement Training Center
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
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
Pierre Police Department
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
South Dakota Local D.A.R.E. Websites
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