Caribbean officers graduate from D.A.R.E. Officers Training
Courtesy of Leonard Moudy
D.A.R.E. International – Tennessee Highway Patrol, Retired
(Class Photo Roster)
On May 1, 2009, 20 Caribbean law enforcement officers graduated from a two-week D.A.R.E. Officers Training course held in Bridgetown, Barbados. The following island nations participated:
The Royal Police Force of Antigua and Barbuda – 6 officers,
The Royal Anguilla Police Force – 2 officers,
The Royal Barbados Police Force – 5 officers,
The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force – 2 officers,
The Royal St. Lucia Police Force – 1 officer, and
The Royal Police Force of St. Vincent and the Grenadines – 4 officers.
The British Virgin Islands and the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force are the newest countries to adopt the D.A.R.E. program.
This training is the first D.A.R.E. Officer Training course to be conducted in its entirety by a Caribbean cadre’ of mentors, a facilitator, and an educator.
Several of the cadre’ will be sponsored by D.A.R.E. International to participate in the annual D.A.R.E. International Training Conference being held in Orlando, Florida in July, 2009.