Crime Prevention

What is D.A.R.E.?

  •   D.A.R.E. stands for Drug Abuse Resistance Education.
  •   D.A.R.E. Canada Fundy Inc. is a registered charitable organization.
  •   D.A.R.E. is a one lesson per week (for ten consecutive weeks) program for children in grades 5 and 7. 
  •   D.A.R.E. is taught by specially trained uniformed Police Officers. 

The D.A.R.E. program teaches kids how to effectively resist drugs and violence by teaching them the personal skills and techniques necessary to deal with peer pressure and media influence.

Why is D.A.R.E. Important?

  • D.A.R.E. educates children at the crucial 5th grade level which prepares them for entry into middle school and high school, where they are most likely to encounter pressure to use drugs.
  • D.A.R.E. helps children to increase their self-esteem and provides them with the willpower to refuse drugs and violence in any situation. It gives them positive roles models and methods to say "no". 
  • D.A.R.E. is a preventative education program that provides a proactive solution to a global substance abuse problem.

What is D.A.R.E.?

The D.A.R.E. Story

D.A.R.E. in Saint John

How Can I Help?

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Contact Us:

D.A.R.E. Canada (Fundy) Inc.

Sergeant Dave Hartley-Brown

PO Box 1971
ONE Peel Plaza
Saint John, NB E2L 0E1
Phone: (506) 648-3700
Fax: (506) 648-3304

Please call 911 for Emergencies or 648-3333 for non-emergency immediate assistance.

Police Administration

Police Administration
(506) 648-3200
ONE Peel Plaza
Saint John, NB E2L 0E1