Stanko has served with the Crown Point Police Department since 2011. Since then, Stanko has held the positions of Patrolman and Corporal. Stanko has many current duties, he is the Training Coordinator for the Department and D.A.R.E. Officer. Stanko is also tasked with managing the Evidence/Property Room. Stanko graduated from the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy. Stanko resides in Crown Point with his family and enjoys being part of this community.
This year millions of school children around the world will benefit from D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education), the highly acclaimed program that gives kids the skills they need to avoid involvement in drugs, gangs, and violence.
D.A.R.E. was founded in 1983 and has proven so successful that it has been implemented in thousands of schools throughout the United States and many other countries.
D.A.R.E. is a police officer-led series of classroom lessons that teaches children from kindergarten through 12th grade how to resist peer pressure and live productive drug and violence-free lives.