FOR SRO'S

Free content for SRO’s to teach kids digital citizenship. Help kids take control over their lives with the only standardized curriculum developed for School Resource Officers by School Resource Officers.

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THE DIFFERENCE YOU’LL MAKE

THE STANDARD

The only standardized, evidence-based curriculum in the country teaching kids practical ways to stay safe when using technology.

official training

DFI curriculum is part of NASRO’s BASIC training program & will soon be part of their ADVANCED program.

built for sro's by sro's

All programs use the teaching practices developed by Deputy Jay Martin, who has over 20 years in curriculum development.

updated annually

Tech changes constantly, and so does the way kids use it. Lessons are updated each year so you can teach students what they really need to know.

OUR STORY

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In 2009, former D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year, Deputy Jay Martin, was asked to help children manage their digital lives. The goal: to build a program to educate youth about the internet & smartphone use, substance abuse, building positive relationships and staying safe online.

His work expanded to a nationally recognized program which became Digital Futures Initiative, where Martin serves as Director of Training and Curriculum.

OUR PROGRAMS

See why members of law enforcement in all 50 states turn to DFI to help kids make better life decisions. Our curriculum helps School Resource Officers keep kids engaged with fresh, relevant content that speaks to the real life issues they face.

 

ALL LESSONS ARE 100% FREE

digital citizenship

The importance of being emotionally intelligent, having self-value over online perfection comparisons, and understanding the issues digital media creates.

substance use

Describes the impact drugs have on a child’s life & how drug industries target children. Teaches students to manage their feelings without relying on drugs.

relationships

Get teens to cultivate healthy relationships while focusing on kindness. Bullying, harassment, sexual harassment and dating abuse are also covered.

distracted driving

Teach students the dangers of distracted driving & how to focus when behind the wheel. Encourages teens not to use devices while driving.

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DFi Presents at the International School Safety Institute on Teen Culture

The first step in keeping our schools safe is raising empathetic, emotionally-aware kids.

Drugs, Devices and Social-Emotional Learning Are All Connected

What the latest research tells us about emotional intelligence & teen substance use. From the Winter 2018 edition of NASRO’s School Safety publication.

WHO USES DFI?

Here are just a few of the hundreds of law enforcement organizations who use DFI in the classroom.

WHAT MEMBERS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT SAY

“I plan on using this information for parents and staff within my school.”

“This curriculum needs to be in every school.”

“Thank you so much for providing such amazing resources!!!”

“I like the practical examples.”

“This is a good spot to send SRO’s for resources.”

“Fantastic! Informative and applicable for today’s culture.”

“We are very fortunate to have access to this curriculum.”

“Appreciated the hands-on and group activities!”

“Great info! So important to talk about.”

“Highly engaging and participatory.”

“Amazing info. Cannot wait to take it back home to our SRO’s.”

“Great material. I really hope more folks adopt this curriculum!”