DARE / School Resource Unit:
Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) is a nationwide program designed to prevent substance abuse among school aged students. Although drug identification and harmful effects of drugs and alcohol are taught, the majority of the curriculum is formulated to enable school children to resist both subtle and overt pressures for experimentation with drugs and alcohol.
School Resource Officers (S.R.O.) are deputies that interact with middle school and high school aged students. The S.R.O. program was developed to give students one-on-one contact with a known deputy who is in the school daily and to provide a high visibility presence and recognizable response to the day to day issues surrounding the school environment. It is our goal to help provide a safe learning environment for our youth, while we blend the SRO program with the many other community policing programs within the schools.
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