Pence Is New D.A.R.E. Officer For Manchester

Landon PenceThe Manchester Police Department is proud to announce that Officer Landon Pence will be the new D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) Officer. Officer Pence graduated from D.A.R.E. training Friday afternoon. Pence will be working with the Manchester city school system to implement this program.
The new D.A.R.E program will begin when school starts back up for 2014-15 school term.
Starting in 5th grade, elementary students are given lessons to act in their own best interest when facing high-risk, low-gain choices and to resist peer pressure and other influences in making their personal choices regarding: Tobacco Smoking, Tobacco advertising, Drug Abuse, Inhalants, alcohol consumption and health, and Peer Pressure in a Social Network.