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In photo from left to right: Shreveport, LA Chief of Police Alan Crump; 7th grade Youree Drive Middle Student & Soloist Sachiri Henderson; D.A.R.E. Vice President of Development & Regional Director John Lindsay; Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator.

Sachiri Henderson sang a flawless National Anthem for over 200 Louisiana police officers at the 2017 D.A.R.E. Conference in Shreveport, LA.

Sachiri is a 7th grader at Youree Drive Middle AP Magnet. She was thankful to be a part of the event and thrilled to see her D.A.R.E. Officer from 5th grade.

Angela M. Henderson, Sachiri’s mother and the Sexual Assault Executive Director at Project Celebration, Inc. in Shreveport, wrote, “Thank you so very much for visiting Louisiana and for providing words of encouragement to our D.A.R.E. Officers……..I pray that you enjoy your stay in our great city and have safe travels back home.”

The 28th Annual Louisiana D.A.R.E. Conference

The 28th Annual Louisiana D.A.R.E. Conference

The 28th Annual Louisiana D.A.R.E. Conference was held the last week of July in Lake Charles, Louisiana. More than 160 officers attended…one of the largest state D.A.R.E. conferences in the country! Retro Bill heightened the motivation and excitement of the conference as its keynote speaker…

D.A.R.E. Graduations Begin for Almost 1,300 Bossier Parish Students

D.A.R.E. Graduations Begin for Almost 1,300 Bossier Parish Students

SRO Deputy Austin Mueller Presents a Graduation Certificate at Bossier Elementary School on November 30, 2018. Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington joined Bossier Sheriff’s Office D.A.R.E. officers and school leadership at Bossier Elementary School to congratulate the...

New D.A.R.E. Officer in Town

New D.A.R.E. Officer in Town

Sgt. Vicky LaGrange with the St. Martinville Police Department is all smiles as she reads through the D.A.R.E. book she will soon be sharing with elementary students in St. Martinville. The SMPD officer also  will act as a school resource officer for both ELC and...

Graduation Held for Elementary Students who D.A.R.E. to be Different

Graduation Held for Elementary Students who D.A.R.E. to be Different

MONROE, La. - In Monroe, a graduation was held for kids who dare to be different. Shady Grove Elementary held it's annual D.A.R.E. graduation Tuesday, honoring kids who vow to fight against drugs and bullying. Organizers from the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office gave...

Georgetown Fifth Grade Students Successfully Graduate D.A.R.E.

Georgetown Fifth Grade Students Successfully Graduate D.A.R.E.

GRANT PARISH, LA (GPSO) – On May 9, 2017, Georgetown fifth grade students celebrated their graduation from the D.A.R.E. program. Georgetown Principal Jennifer Winslett delivered the opening and closing remarks at the ceremony. Emma Winslett said the Pledge of...

Verda Elementary Students D.A.R.E. Program a Success

Verda Elementary Students D.A.R.E. Program a Success

GRANT PARISH, LA (GPSO) – For Verda Elementary fifth grade teacher Denise Jordan, this year’s D.A.R.E. program was a triumph of determination and teamwork for her kids. On April 27, the students graduated from the D.A.R.E. program in a ceremony that took place at...

Louisiana, BONCL Schools Complete the D.A.R.E. Program

Louisiana, BONCL Schools Complete the D.A.R.E. Program

Two schools recently graduated students through the D.A.R.E. program. Louisiana Elementary School held its ceremony on Wednesday, Dec. 14, and BONCL completed its two student D.A.R.E. class on Friday, Dec. 16. At Louisiana Elementary, the students received their...

Caddo Deputy To Represent State D.A.R.E. Organization

Caddo Deputy To Represent State D.A.R.E. Organization

Deputy LaTienda Pierre Davis was sworn in as the 2016-17 President of the Louisiana D.A.R.E. Officers Association during the group’s annual awards banquet in Alexandria. A Caddo Sheriff’s Deputy has received a very big honor, and will use her new position to help keep...

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