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D.A.R.E. logoD.A.R.E. Program
D.A.R.E. is an acronym for Drug Abuse Resistance Education and began in Los Angeles, California. The Clark County Sheriff's office began this program in 1988. We currently teach in 15 elementary schools and seven high schools with about 1600 kids a year. Our D.A.R.E. Deputies also teach our Safety Village Program in the summer to kids entering kindergarten. Go to the official D.A.R.E. website or view photos.

D.A.R.E. Deputies
 Sgt Underwood.jpg  Sergeant Ralph Underwood


Sergeant Underwood began his career with the Clark County Sheriff's Office August 28, 1989. He was first assigned to the Jail Division before moving to the Community Division. He was promoted to Sergeant November 1, 1999. Sergeant Underwood is currently the New Carlisle Police Administrator and the supervisor of the Community Service Division, which consists of D.A.R.E., Educational Support Officers, Neighborhood Crimes Watches, and the Cadet Program. He is a member of the Sheriff's Honor Guard and works with the Reserve Deputies.

E-Mail Sergeant Underwood:

Phone: (937) 521-2103

 Deputy Berner.jpg  Deputy Joshua A. Berner

Deputy Joshua A. Berner began his career at the Clark County Sheriff's office in December of 2003. Deputy Josh was appointed to the D.A.R.E. program in 2013. Deputy Berner completed an eighty hour D.A.R.E. training course in Williamsburg, Virginia in September 2013. He was certified to teach the D.A.R.E. curriculum at the elementary, junior high, and high school levels. Deputy Berner has served in the Uniform Patrol and Jail Divisions. He has a total of twelve years of law enforcement experience. Deputy Berner has received several awards including the Sheriff's Award, and was named the 2013 Crisis Intervention Team Officer of the Year for 2013.

E-Mail Deputy Berner:

Phone: (937) 521-2189