Grandview Police Department
Grandview Middle School • 12650 Manchester Ave. • Grandview, MO 64030
CAIR • 1001 Main Street • Grandview, MO 64030
Belvidere Elementary School • 15200 White Ave. • Grandview, MO 64030
Butcher-Greene Elementary School • 5302 E 140th St. • Grandview, MO 64030
Conn-West. Elementary School • 1100 High Grove Rd. • Grandview, MO 64030
Captian Matthew McCall • 816-316-4922
In The Grandview Police Department's Own Words
Features of the DARE curriculum include:
- 10 lessons delivered over a 10 week period
- Lessons all run 40-45 minutes
- Lessons promote interaction between students and teachers
- Lessons feature fun activities that involve students in their own learning
- Lessons offer students the opportunity act out the REAL Strategies of Refuse, Explain, Avoid, and Leave
- Curriculum uses a series of videos produced by youth and based on students’ real stories as a key learning tool.
Lessons: The DARE curriculum consists of 10 lessons designed to be taught in 40-45 minute segments. The lessons include a variety of teaching modalities aimed at encouraging student participation such as group work, role-plays, pair discussion and games. The lessons are designed to promote interaction among the students as well as between the students and the teacher, so that the students are involved in their own learning.
Each lesson includes a lesson outline, an activity sheet with instructions, student worksheets for use in class and as homework, and notes to the teacher.
Enjoyable activities are included to illustrate the skills and allow students to practice the REAL (Refuse, Explain, Avoid, and Leave) resistance strategies. Each lesson includes a homework assignment and, starting with lesson two, a review of the previous lesson's concepts. The students' performance on the homework worksheets allows teachers to assess how well they are grasping the skills and knowledge taught in class. Overheads, in-class worksheets and Spanish materials are provide.
Features of the GREAT curriculum include:
- 13 lessons delivered in a 13 week period.
- Lessons all run 40 – 45 minutes.
- Lessons promote interaction between students, Law enforcement, teachers and the community.
- Lessons feature fun activities that involve students in their own learning.
- Lessons focus on providing life skills to students to help them avoid using delinquent behavior and violence to solve problems.
Lessons: The goal of the GREAT Program is to help youth develop positive life skills that will help them avoid gang involvement and violent behavior. GREAT uses a community wide approach to combat the risk factors associated with youth involvement in gang-related behaviors. The lessons included in each curriculum are interactive and designed to allow students to practice positive behaviors that will remain with them during the remainder of their developmental years.
Gang Resistance Education And Training (GREAT) is a gang and violence prevention program built around school-based, law enforcement officer-instructed classroom curricula. The program is intended as an immunization against delinquency, youth violence and gang membership for children in the years immediately before the prime ages for introduction into gangs and delinquent behavior. Partnerships encourage positive relationships among the community, parents, schoolsand law enforcement officers.
GREAT lessons focus on providing life skills to students to help them avoid using delinquent behavior and violence to solve problems. The GREAT Program offers a continuum of components for students and their families.