The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office Explorer POST 457 returned home winners from the Riverside Police Explorer Competition held September 19th and 20th in Riverside, CA.
Explorer POST 457 competed against over 25 of the top explorer teams from throughout California and took home the following awards:
1st Place – Unknown Risk Traffic Stop Scenario 1st Place
Officer Down Scenario 1st Place
Individual female explorer physical agility / obstacle course (Explorer Deputy Rachel Dehlinger) 3rd Place
Crime Scene Investigation Scenario 5th Place – Individual male explorer physical agility / obstacle course (Explorer Deputy Steven Ross)
Eight Explorers from the POST – Morgan Sears, Courtney Granade, Rachel Dehlinger, Laura Russell, Faith Mulholland, Stefanie Davidson, Alan Szarmach and Steven Ross composed the 8-member El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office Explorer team.
Explorers demonstrated their skills and were evaluated in several reality based scenarios including active shooter, pedestrian stop, officer down, emergency negotiations, domestic violence, felony traffic stop, unknown risk traffic stop, crime scene investigation, airsoft shooting, building search, and report writing.