Paris Police Department celebrated the 2016 D.A.R.E. Graduation yesterday at Paris Elementary School, KPAC.

Paris Police Sergeant Jeramye Whitaker and Patrolman Jordan Klutts had one hundred ninety nine, 5th graders graduate from the D.A.R.E., Drug Abuse Resistance and Education program. The program was held in KPAC at Paris Elementary School. The guest speaker was Katlyn Overton, Tennessee D.A.R.E. Officers Youth Advisory Board Member.

D.A.R.E. essay winners were Taylor Waddell and Camron Foust.

Photo by Tammy Walker.

Front Row L to R:
Taylor Waddell, Daren the DARE mascot, Camron Foust.

Second row L to R:
Sgt. Jeramye Whitaker DARE instructor, Paris Mayor Carlton Gerrell, Chief Chuck Elizondo, City Manager Kim Foster, Ptl. Jordan Klutts DARE Instructor and Principal Chip Grey.