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21st CENTURY D.A.R.E. – Different Than the D.A.R.E. You May Have Known

Increasing use of drugs by youth in the 1970s and 1980s gave cause for alarm. Between 1975 and 1980, nearly two-thirds (65%) of high school students were reported to have used an illicit drug and nearly two out of every five (39%) have used an illicit drug other than marijuana¹. This concern led the Los […]

Heydens Takes Top Honor For D.A.R.E. Work


Loudoun County Sheriff‘s Deputy Joe Heydens has been named the 2014 Virginia State D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year. Heydens was nominated by his supervisor and selected by the D.A.R.E. Officers Association to receive the Bentowski/Eanes D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year Award. Click here to read more

RUNNING: Holtslag Sprints to D.A.R.E. Win


Adin Day (left) leads eventual winner Brian Holtslag late in Saturday’s five-kilometer D.A.R.E. Run in Herkimer. Times Photo/Jon Rathbun. Brian Holtslag sprinted to the finish line ahead of Adin Day Saturday morning to win the race. Click here to read more

Legalize Drugs, Deal With the Downsides


How much benefit can we expect from drug legalization? If we legalize drugs, will the gangs, and all the attendant costs of the drug war, really go away? [It is hard] to believe that the criminal enterprises running the drug markets will simply go softly into that good night of legalization. Click here to read more

Even Casual Pot Use Damages Brain in Young


The results of a small but sobering study released in April by several Boston-based researchers have shed light on the damaging effects of even casual use of the drug among young adults, according to the Society for Neuroscience. Click here to read more

How Hackers Could Mess With 911 Systems and Put You at Risk


Emergency Communications Technician Mike Salazar takes 911 calls at the Emergency Communications Center in Arlington, VA. Click here to read more

New Chief Asks Community’s Help Forging Positive Ties


St. Petersburg Police Chief Anthony Holloway waits to be introduced at the meeting, during which he called St. Petersburg’s churches a community “foundation” and said every month he wants to visit a different one to meet people. Click here to read more

Dealing With Bullying? Tips for Parents of ADHD Children


Help ADHD Kids Stay Safe at School. ADHD children face a greater risk of being bullied at school. These expert tips can teach you how to help your kids stay safe and happy when they’re away from home… Click here to read more

Murfreesboro City Schools Say No to Bullying


Murfreesboro City Schools will kick off the nationally recognized bullying prevention program, Olweus, on Wednesday, Aug. 20. MCS staff and teachers were trained in the anti-bullying program prior to the beginning of school and are rolling the program out to students across the district. Click here to read more

Police Conduct Back to School Safety Initiative


School starts next week for Austin students and police are already getting prepared. Click here to read more

Back to School! Safety!


Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County - It’s back-to-school season and thousands of children will begin boarding school buses in just a few days. Eyewitness News reporter Jasmine Brooks stopped by Solomon Plains Elementary School in Luzerne County to find out how they plan on keeping students safe as they head to school. Click here to read more

Kid-friendly Apps That Bring Internet Safety to Android

Whether you are the kind of parent who hands over your smartphone in the grocery store so your kid can watch Netflix while you shop or you’ve already given Junior his first tablet, chances are good you have at least considered some kind of software to act as a barrier between the raw, unfiltered internet and your child. Click here to read more

Preparing for a New School Year with Tips on Internet Safety


While the internet is a great resource for research and information, parents must be aware of the dangers of unsupervised online activity. Surfing the web can lead to viruses, scams, and inappropriate content. Click here to read more

 

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