L.E.A.D. Launches Nationwide Digital Threat Assessment® Initiative

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L.E.A.D. Partners with Safer Schools Together to Train Law Enforcement and Schools to Keep Communities Safe ALLENTOWN, N.J., January 20, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Law Enforcement Against Drugs & Violence (L.E.A.D.) is a non- profit organization dedicated to bringing communities and law enforcement agencies closer together and educating communities about the dangers of drugs and violence. In partnership… Read more

L.E.A.D. Featured by Gloucester Township Mayor

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This past Summer, Dave Mayer of Gloucester Township partnered up with the Police Department to highlight the importance of a safe community. Amongst Gloucester Township’s accomplishments, Mayer highlighted the work that the Police Department does with the L.E.A.D. Program in their schools. Gloucester Township became one of the first police departments in New Jersey to… Read more

L.E.A.D. Executive Director on the Joe Piscopo Show

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On Tuesday, January 4th, L.E.A.D Executive Director Nick DeMauro was a featured guest on the Joe Piscopo Show to discuss the Super Bowl Gala and Annual Conference. Joe highlighted L.E.A.D.’s upcoming 7th Annual 21st Century Drug and Violence Prevention Training Conference this March in Atlantic City. The conference will be taking place at Harrah’s Resort… Read more

L.E.A.D To Hold Second Annual 5K In October

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Law Enforcement Against Drugs (L.E.A.D.) is hosting it’s second annual 5k Run/Walk at Asbury Park’s Bradley Park on Saturday, Oct. 2, at 9 a.m.

Burlington County Sheriff’s Department Takes the L.E.A.D. in Teaching Students About Drug and Alcohol Prevention

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The Burlington County Sheriff’s Department is launching a L.E.A.D (Law Enforcement Against Drugs) education program in partnership with the Burlington County Municipal Alliance Program and expects to begin teaching students in local schools this fall. L.E.A.D offers evidenced-based curriculum for kindergarten up to 12th grade about the dangers of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, along with anti-bullying and violence programs. The program was created in 2014 as an alternative to traditional D.A.R.E (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) classes taught by police officers to elementary school students for decades, according to information provided by the county.

L.E.A.D. IN OUR COMMUNITIES

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“In today’s society, police are placed in a negative light and many children are taught not to trust the police. Programs like L.E.A.D. allow officers, like Officer Cassandra Aumack, to not only teach the children about the negative impacts of illicit substances, but to have a positive impact on their impression of law enforcement and acclimate them… Read more

Jump on Board: L.E.A.D.’s NJ Social Distance Walk to Benefit Community Drug and Violence Prevention Programs

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BELMAR, NJ — L.E.A.D. (Law Enforcement Against Drugs) kicked off the first-ever New Jersey Social Distance Walk this week on the Belmar boardwalk — a fundraising effort to help keep local drug prevention programs in communities and schools. Standing six feet apart from each other, representatives from Belmar and Lake Como gathered along the oceanfront… Read more

L.E.A.D. MAY NEWSLETTER

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From our Board The Board of Directors is committed to growing the L.E.A.D. organization in these trying times.  First and foremost, we hope that all of you are SAFE and have been adjusting to these difficult times. We are pleased to inform you that the L.E.A.D. organization received a Payroll Protection Program grant from the… Read more

L.E.A.D. APRIL NEWSLETTER

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From our Board The Board of Directors is committed to maintaining the rapid growth of the L.E.A.D. organization. Our motto is that WE SERVE and under these tough times during the COVID-19 pandemic we are sticking to our motto. The board made a decision to keep all staff on working and serving and have authorized… Read more

COVID-19 Announcement

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As our thoughts continue to be with those directly impacted by the Coronavirus, we want to keep you apprised of L.E.A.D.’s plans to handle the constantly changing situation. Please know that management has put into place appropriate social distancing protocols and office protocols, including continual cleaning and increased extensive cleaning. Our office will be closed to… Read more

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