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Missouri DARE Officers Association is dedicated to empowering DARE Officers throughout the state of Missouri in teach our youth to make healthy choices.  DARE was founded in 1983 and has been implemented in thousands of schools throughout the United State and many other countries.

DARE is taught by certified law enforcement officers to children from kindergarten through 12th grade on how to resist peer pressure, make good choices and live a productive drug and violence-free life.


A Vital Mission… to Fulfill a Vision

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 use, and other dangerous behaviors.”

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