D.A.R.E. Mentors, Officers, Training

Become a D.A.R.E. mentor, officer or receive D.A.R.E. training.


New Hampshire D.A.R.E. is looking for D.A.R.E. Officers who wish to go further with their D.A.R.E. training by becoming mentors. The full process consists of submission of a resume, an interview panel, one-week of out-of-state mentor training, followed by a two-week mentor shadowing at a D.A.R.E. Officers Training (D.O.T.). If you’re interested in becoming a mentor, please contact Detective Sergeant Richard Perreault at Richard.J.Perreault@dos.nh.gov.


dare officer training course logoThe D.O.T. course consists of two weeks (80 hours) of preparatory instruction. All police officers must complete this training before presenting the D.A.R.E. curriculum in the classroom. Arranging for this training can be accomplished by contacting Detective Sergeant Richard Perreault at Richard.J.Perreault@dos.nh.gov.

Need a D.A.R.E. Officer?

Every community with an active D.A.R.E program whose D.A.R.E. Officer becomes unavailable to teach should contact the Coordinator's Office. Every department experiences unforeseen situations, such as deployment, injury, or other circumstance. The Coordinator's Office will use any resource available to assist you with any situation. Please don't hesitate to call.


New Hampshire State Police is responsible for coordinating the training for Northern New England. The Northern New England training team is comprised of Mentors from Massachussetts, New Hampshire and Maine. These Mentors are highly trained through D.A.R.E. America on recent trends, education and components of the new D.A.R.E. program in order to make sure new D.A.R.E. Officers are competent in the classroom.

Group photo of the Northern New England training team that is comprised of Mentors from New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Maine.Our team is comprised of:


  • Detective Sergeant Richard Perreault, NHSP


  • Rich McFadden, Newmarket NH Police (SRO)
  • Officer Mike Newberg, Marblehead MA Police (Ret)
  • Kristen Guest, Alton NH Police (Ret)
  • Sergeant Rob Morang, Hancock County ME Sheriff's Office
  • Officer Aaron Woodworth, Ipswich MA Police Department
  • Len Crossman, MA State Coordinator/Mentor
  • Sergeant Rick Frost, United States Army


  • Paul Ford (DARE America Educator of the year 2016)

D.A.R.E. Officer Training

D.A.R.E. In-Service: TBD

D.A.R.E Officer Training: November 4-15, 2024 Location: Pembroke, NH

If you have any further questions, please contact Detective Sergeant Richard Perreault by email at Richard.J.Perreault@dos.nh.gov.

D.A.R.E. Workbook Order Instructions

  1. Complete the D.A.R.E. Workbook Order Form
  2. Once you complete the form, attach it and email it to Amie Pratt.
  3. Amie will check with the Warehouse and fill out the D.A.R.E. Workbook Coupon.
  4. Once it is confirmed that the Warehouse can accommodate the DARE Officer, Amie will email the D.A.R.E. Workbook Coupon back to the D.A.R.E. Officer.
  5. The D.A.R.E. Officer will print out the D.A.R.E. Workbook Coupon and go to the Warehouse on the date and time scheduled and pick up the workbooks.

D.A.R.E. Officer Application Forms