Connecticut D.A.R.E. Officer Training
Location: CT State Police Training Academy (285 Preston Avenue Meriden CT)
Applications are now being accepted for the Connecticut D.A.R.E. Officer Training. The location of this two-week training will be at the Connecticut Police Academy, 285 Preston Avenue Meriden, CT. Classes will begin Monday, August 6, 2018 and end on Friday, August 17, 2018 (Monday-Friday only). Seating for this class will be limited; please adhere to the closing date. Applicants must attend all 10 days of the training in order to become D.A.R.E. Certified. Interested applicants should submit an application, through their Chief Executive/Training Officer, to the Connecticut State Police D.A.R.E. Unit by mail: 285 Preston Ave., Meriden, CT 06450 by or email: Katharine.Cummings@ct.gov. All training applications should be sent to the attention of Trooper Cummings #1279 no later than Friday, June 15, 2018. Upon completion of the course each candidate will be certified to teach the K-12 curricula. Applicants must be a certified police officer, have at least two years of police experience, and a strong desire to work with school aged children.