RAMAPO, N.Y. -- The Ramapo Police Department welcomes its newest certified D.A.R.E officer -- Daniel Lynch.
He graduated from training in Montour Falls, N.Y.
D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) is a police officer-led series of classroom lessons that teaches children from kindergarten through 12th grade how to resist peer pressure and live productive drug and violence-free lives.
D.A.R.E. was founded in 1983 in Los Angeles and is now being implemented in 75 percent of the nation’s school districts and in more than 52 countries around the world.
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