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D.A.R.E car sees facelift

Posted on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at 9:21 am

Holy Rosary second grade students stand next to the D.A.R.E. car complete with a thin blue line rustic flag and a Panther Head on the hood.

The Monroe City Police Department recently upgraded the Chief of Police’s patrol car, to be used as the new Dare Car. The police department received a call from Dave Cook, owner of Dave’s Graphics, of Macon, offering to donate the department the unused graphics to be used at no cost for the patrol cars.

Cook explained another department had ordered the graphics, but wouldn’t be using them due to changing the color scheme for their cars.
Chief of Police, Tyler Wheeler, accepted the offer and gave up his patrol car to be used for the community. The Dare Car serves as a reminder of what the students learn during classes with Officer Brian Walters, Dare Officer. Officer Walters teaches four Dare Classes to different grades and a training class for teachers each week. He regularly visits Holy Rosary School, along with all three buildings of the Monroe City School District creating a positive relationship with students.

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