JPSO K-9 Deputies give demonstration toQuitman Elementary DARE classes

On Tuesday, November 16th the pre-k, kindergarten and 5th grade students enrolled in the D.A.R.E. program received a hands-on demonstration from the Jackson Parish Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit. Students got to see close up the specially trained dogs and how they follow commands from their handlers.  

D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) was founded in 1983 and has proven so successful that it has been implemented in thousands of schools throughout the United States and many other countries. This is a law enforcement 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.


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