Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Is the D.A.R.E. Program Good for America's Kids (K-12)?"
"The D.A.R.E. Program was overwhelmingly well received
by all stakeholders. Overall, participants found
the programming and officers exceeded their expectations.
In many cases, the D.A.R.E. Officers have become
prominent figures and familiar role models in their
"D.A.R.E.: Drug Abuse Resistance Education: National Client Survey 2007," www.dare.com, 2007
Organizations/VIPs/Others Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
"The Royal Canadian Mounted Police is the Canadian national police service and an agency of the Ministry of Public Safety Canada.
The RCMP is unique in the world since it is a national, federal, provincial and municipal policing body. We provide a total federal policing service to all Canadians and policing services under contract to the three territories, eight provinces (except Ontario and Quebec), more than 190 municipalities, 184 Aboriginal communities and three international airports."
"About the RCMP," www.rcmp-grc.ca (accessed Mar. 16, 2010)
"The RCMP is Canada's national police service. Proud of our traditions and confident in meeting future challenges, we commit to preserve the peace, uphold the law and provide quality service in partnership with our communities."
"Mission, Vision and Values," www.rcmp-grc.ca (accessed Mar. 16, 2010)
Canadian police force
Not membership based
William J.S. Elliott, Commissioner
# of Offices:
190 municipalities, 184 Aboriginal communities, and three international airports