School-Based Programs

  1. Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE)

    The D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) Program is a cooperative effort between the Colchester Police Department and the Colchester School District to provide relevant drug education to our youth.

  2. Forensics Club

    Students are educated in several basic forensic areas including communications, fingerprinting, evidence identification and collection, etc.

  3. I Love to Read Week

    Learn more about the event in which Police Officers read selected books to individual classrooms.

  4. Public Safety Awareness Camp

    Beginning in 2002, members of the Colchester Police Department have been actively involved in promoting and conducting a summer camp program, known as the Public Safety Awareness Camp.

  5. Red Ribbon Week

    Participate in Red Ribbon Week, a week commemorating the activities and dedication exhibited by Enrique ‘Kiki’ Camerena, a Drug Enforcement Special Agent killed in the line of duty in 1986.

  6. School Resource Officers

    School Resource Officers serve the school community in other roles, assisting students, staff and administration in dealing with problems particular to the school environment, both physical and environmental.