Surprise Police Explorer Post Wins Top Honors
Surprise, AZ (October 10, 2016) On October 8th and 9th the Surprise Police Department Explorer Post #2236 competed in the Southern Arizona Law Enforcement Explorer Competition which was held in Marana, Arizona. The post participated in over 15 different events which included: traffic stops, bus assaults, white collar crime investigations, officer down rescue, tactical tracking operations, and an active shooter scenario. They competed against posts from all across Arizona and California.
Explorer Post #2236 represented the Surprise Police Department and City of Surprise exceptionally well.
The Explorer Post brought home seven trophies and one medal. The trophies/medal they received were:
- 3rd place in the team obstacle course (Medal)
- 2nd place in the use of force scenario
- 2nd place in white collar crime investigations
- 1st place in report writing and courtroom testimony
- 1st place in traffic stops
- 1st place in bus assaults
- 1st place overall
- The Southern Arizona Law Enforcement Explorer Competition Cup for the overall best team at the competition
For more information about the Surprise Police Department Explorer Post #2236 please visit: www.surpriseaz.gov/1101/Explorers-Program.
Pictured from left to right: Explorer Peter Phillips, Explorer Davis Wright, Explorer Cesar Chavez, Officer Nate Miller (background), Explorer Mycala Anderson, Officer Jennifer Boothe (background), Explorer Breonna Colon, Explorer Gilber Chavez, Explorer Trey Williams, Explorer Clayton Bailey