Officer Bruce Holland received America’s D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year award after attending the National Conference in Nashville. He has been training new D.A.R.E. Officers for the past 14 years. He is a past president of the Indiana D.A.R.E officers association and a member of the D.A.R.E. Indiana advisory Board. In 1993, he was recognized as the Indiana D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year.
Today, Bruce serves as the resource officer for Bluffton Harrison Schools. The D.A.R.E. program here, under Holland’s leadership, has worked with literally hundreds of children and youths steering them toward drug-free substance free commitments.