Seventy-five percent of schools across the country have a D.A.R.E. program, and this summer D.A.R.E. officers are the ones getting a lesson.
About 90 police officers are in Rothschild for the annual D.A.R.E. in-service training conference.
They'll be given a new curriculum to teach students in schools, and will discuss topics including: prescription drug abuse, bullying, and how to teach a difficult child.
Though D.A.R.E. has sometimes been criticized for being ineffective, those involved say they are making a difference.
"If we can just change even one life and prevent one child from getting invovled in the use of drugs, alcohol or tobacco, we're having the opoprtunity to make an impact and maybe save that life," said Colleen Handrick, a Rothschild crime prevention officer.
Monday, the group heard from Tom and Terri Goudy, whose son was killed by a drunk driver.
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