D.A.R.E. News & Events

News and Upcoming D.A.R.E. Events.

31st Annual D.A.R.E. Classic 5K Road Race

2023 is the 31st anniversary of the DARE Classic 5k Race.
September 6, 2023 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, NH
Times: Registration Opens at 4:00pm, Demonstrations at 5pm, Kids Fun Run at 5:30pm and 5K at 6:25pm.

NH D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year Awards

Each school year, the D.A.R.E. Coordinator's Office recognizes one individual who demonstrates skill and dedication, and exemplifies what being a D.A.R.E. Officer should be. Nominations are accepted from students, teachers, school administrators, etc.

Detective Sergeant Dick Perreault and Alyssa Raxter, DARE Officer of the Year 2022
Sergeant Richard Perreault shaking hands with 2022 D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year, Officer Alyssa Raxter
  • 2021-2022 - Officer Alyssa Raxter, Gilford Police Department
  • 2020-2021 - Officer Melisa Pfefferle, Concord Police Department
  • 2018-2019 - Officer Kristen Guest, Alton Police Department
  • 2016-2018 - Officer Steve Petroski, Exeter Police Department
  • 2015-2016 - Sergeant Edward Shaughnessy, Bradford Police Department
  • 2013-2014 - Officer Michelle Cardinal, Laconia Police Department
  • 2012-2013 - Lieutenant Steven Arsenault, Berlin Police Department
  • 2011-2012 - Officer Diana Scott, Bow Police Department
  • 2010-2011 - Sergeant Timothy Dow, Northfield Police Department
  • 2009-2010 - Sergeant Jennifer Lemoine, Gorham Police Department
  • 2008-2009 - Officer Joseph Wright, Concord Police Department