Local Sheriff's Explorer POST wins CHP Top Awards

by Placerville Newswire / May 02, 2018 / comments

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El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office Explorer POST 457 returned home winners from this past weekends 2018 State Capital Explorer Competition hosted by the California Highway Patrol.

EDSO Explorer POST 457 competed against over 43 of the top explorer teams from throughout California and took home the following awards:

1st Place - Domestic Violence Scenario
1st Place - Team Obstacle Course 
3rd Place - Building Search Scenario
4th Place - Written Examination

Explorers demonstrated their skills and were evaluated in 15 reality-based scenarios designed to test the strengths and limitation of the explorer’s skills. We are extremely proud of POST 457 and their accomplishments.

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office Explorers prepared for the competition by attending weekly trainings, where they received hands-on training in all aspects of law enforcement.

The Explorer program promotes teamwork, leadership, knowledge, officer safety, responsibility, and motivation. If you are interested in becoming an EDSO Explorer or if you would like to support the Explorer POST through a donation please contact us via email at explorers@edso.org