800.223.DARE or 310.215.0575 contact@dare.org

Verbal Judo

Officer Robert Benavidez has been with the Las Cruces Police Department for 14 years. He has served as a Patrol Officer, Crash Reconstructionist, DUI/Beast Officer, Academy Coordinator, Accreditation Manager, Defensive Tactics Instructor, Taser Instructor, Verbal Judo Instructor, and a DARE Instructor. He is an Army Veteran and an open book on life experiences.