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.

South Plainfield Police Department Teaming Up for Ice Pops with Cops Event

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Public Library and South Plainfield Police Department are teaming up again, this time for a free end of summer program scheduled to take place on Monday, Aug. 30.  Local youth are invited to drop by Willow Park (located behind the library) from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for the ‘Ice… Read more

Sheriff Kevin Rambosk Named L.E.A.D National Partner of the Year

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Collier County Sheriff Kevin Rambosk was honored Monday for his commitment to protecting children from the risk of drugs and violence when he was awarded the Law Enforcement Against Drugs and Violence National Partner of the Year award. “We want to congratulate Kevin on his tremendous dedication and service to the L.E.A.D. organization throughout the… Read more

Howell Officer Awarded L.E.A.D. Instructor Of The Year

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HOWELL – An Officer from the Howell Township Police Department was recently honored with the National L.E.A.D. Instructor of the Year Award.   L.E.A.D. is a nonprofit supported by dedicated police officers who are committed to protecting the youth and communities from the proliferation of drugs, drug related crimes, peer to peer/cyber bullying and violence…. Read more

Retired police sergeant is awarded L.E.A.D. Lifetime Achievement Award

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KENILWORTH, NJ — Law Enforcement Against Drugs, a national nonprofit organization committed to protecting children from the risks of drugs and bullying, awarded retired Police Sgt. Anthony Manderichio from Kenilworth its L.E.A.D. Lifetime Achievement Award on Friday, July 16. “We want to congratulate Sgt. Manderichio on his tremendous dedication toward instructing officers on the L.E.A.D…. Read more

Paramus Police Officer Recognized Nationally for His Commitment to Teaching Children Dangers of Drugs

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PARAMUS, NJ — Law Enforcement Against Drugs (L.E.A.D.), a national nonprofit organization committed to protecting children from the risks of drugs and bullying, awarded Paramus Police Detective Lieutenant James Teehan its ‘L.E.O. Award.’  Lieutenant Teehan teaches the L.E.A.D. curriculum, Too Good for Drugs, to fifth grade students at East Brook Middle School and West Brook Middle School…. Read more

Collier Police Corporal Awarded for Teaching Kids About Drug Abuse Prevention

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COLLIER COUNTY — One Collier County Sheriff’s Office Police Corporal has a new title today. Police Corporal Eric Grundeman was named “Florida instructor of the year” award by the national nonprofit Law Enforcement Against Drugs (L.E.A.D.). The nonprofit partners with police stations across the country to help teach kids about the dangers of drug use… Read more

Livingston Sixth Graders Graduate from Law Enforcement Against Drugs Program

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L.E.A.D. essay finalist and raffle winner Jon Chin with MPMS Principal Bronawyn O’Leary; Officers Joy Klapal, Ralph Kolbusz and Michael Davenport; and phys ed teachers Stephanie Fox and Jessica BlomnPhoto Credit: LPD By DANIELLE SANTOLAPublishedJuly 5, 2021 at 2:38 PM LIVINGSTON, NJ — After working closely all year with Law Enforcement Against Drugs (L.E.A.D.) officers Joy… Read more

Mercer County Park Festival Continues Through July 11

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WEST WINDSOR, NJ — Still looking for some summer fun even though the 4th of July is over? The L.E.A.D. FEST State Fair returned to Mercer County Park last week to provide 10 days of family fun and entertainment to the community. Presented by Law Enforcement Against Drugs (L.E.A.D.), the fair will be open to the public with the… Read more

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