SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) – We’re learning that Yemassee Police Department Chief Greg Alexander is heading to Washington, D.C. for a very special briefing.
Two years ago, President Obama commissioned a study with law enforcement, professors and doctors to figure out how to bridge the gap between police and the community. Chief Alexander said he received the request a few months ago and is fortunate enough to be one of the officers chosen to make the trip and learn the results of the study.
“I think it’s important that we as police officers know how to get involved with the community to better police the community. Another big thing is when you live in a community and go to church in a community and you all go to the grocery store with each other, you know how to deal with people better,” said Chief Alexander.
Chief Alexander is flying out Thursday for the briefing Friday. He says his department is taking the initiative to build a relationship by rolling out its first ever D.A.R.E. program.
Lowndes County Schools Press Release: VALDOSTA – Pine Grove Elementary School recently recognized their 5th grader students for completing D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education). Approximately 120 students were enrolled in the 10-week class taught by PGE’s Resource Officer Deputy Charles Vinson.
Highland Christian Academy held its annual D.A.R.E. graduation for the fifth-grade class Thursday, Jan. 11. Valdosta Police Officer Stephen Findlay presided and handed out the awards. First-place essay winner is Rhett Lilly and second place went to Celeste Mallory.
Congratulations to Dallas Elementary’s 2017-2018 D.A.R.E Graduates! The D.A.R.E essay winners are Chelsea Knox, Mason Hembree, and Cadence Edmond! Thank you to Deputy Crowe for all of his hard work and sharing D.A.R.E’s vision to empower our students to respect others and choose to lead lives free from violence, substance abuse, and other dangerous behaviors.
Noting the success of the D.A.R.E. and Safety Town programs, Duncan said part of Norwalk being a safe city starts with young children.
Gabriel Benjamin brought the audience to its feet — and a tear to the eyes of his listeners — after reading his award-winning essay at the 12th annual D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) recognition program May 15 at the Dalton Convention Center.
The Loris Police Department and local leaders are trying to come up with ways to fight drug and gang problems in the area. One of the ideas is to bring the D.A.R.E program into Loris Elementary School.
Cave City Police Officer James Roberts hands out workbooks to Caverna Elementary fifth-graders CAVE CITY — Police officer James Roberts taught his first D.A.R.E. class at Caverna Elementary School on Thursday morning to a group of fifth-graders. Roberts will be...
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