GREENE COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - The Greene County Sheriff’s Office will soon help educate students on the dangers of drugs and alcohol. The school division is bringing the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program back into the classroom after more than a...
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State D.A.R.E. Contacts
State Training Coordinator
Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office
Phone: (540) 718-3678
State D.A.R.E. Officers Association President
Deputy Chris Brown
Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office
Phone: (434) 432-7931
Fax: (434) 432-7823
Olivia Young, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board Member from Virginia
Virginia Local D.A.R.E. Websites
- Amherst County Sheriff’s Office
- Bristol Sheriff’s Office
- Chilhowie Police Department
- Ferry Farm Elementary School
- Goochland County Sheriff’s Office
- Harrisonburg Police Department
- John W. Tolbert, Jr. Elementary School
- Lancaster Sheriff’s Office
- Loudon County Sheriff’s Office
- Lucketts Elementary School
- Lynchburg Police Department
- Middlesex Sheriff’s Office
- Page County Sheriff’s Office
- Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office
- Portsmouth Police Department
- Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office
- Salem Police Department
- Spotsylvania Sheriff’s Office
- Virginia D.A.R.E. Officers Association
- Windsor Woods Elementary School
- York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office