Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) is a program taught at area schools by the Dickinson County Sheriff's Office. D.A.R.E. is a series of classes taught by law enforcement officers that show kids how to resist peer pressure and live productive, drug and violence-free lives.D.A.R.E. was started in 1983 in Los Angeles. In the 20 years since then, it has spread across the United States and into 54 countries. The program is present in approximately 80 percent of schools in the United States.

For more information on D.A.R.E., contact Sheriff Greg Baloun at 712-336-2793.

Location & Contact Info

Dickinson County Sheriff's Office

Physical Address
1802 Hill Avenue, Suite 1200
Spirit Lake, IA 51360

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 214
Spirit Lake, IA 51360

(t) 712-336-2793
(f) 712-336-1946