Drug Abuse Reduction Education (D.A.R.E.)

The D.A.R.E. Mission

“Teaching students good decision-making skills to help them lead safe and healthy lives.”

The D.A.R.E. Vision

“A world in which students everywhere are empowered to respect others and choose to lead lives free from violence, substance abuse, and other dangerous behaviors.”

The Westmoreland County Sheriff’s Office has been an active participate in the D.A.R.E. program since. The WCSO School Resource Officer conducts D.A.R.E. classes for 5th and 7th graders at all county public schools and Colonial Beach.

For more information, visit the National D.A.R.E. website.