Wednesday, March 21, 2012

HPD Explorers are Central Valley champs

The Hanford Police Department Explorers traveled to the Tulare Fairgrounds this month for the 4th Annual Central Valley Law Enforcement Explorer Competition.

At the competition, the Explorers have the opportunity to compete in many scenarios that test them in a variety of areas of Law Enforcement.

The HPD Explorers went up against 19 other police/sheriff departments and came out as the top overall winner of the competition, defending their title for the second consecutive year! The Hanford Explorers also won:
  • Written Examination (4th place) 
  • Relay Race (2nd Place) 
  • Male Explorer Obstacle Course (4th place) 
  • Night-Suspicious Subject (2nd place) 
  • Night-Time Traffic Stop (3rd place) 
  • Crime Scene Investigation (3rd place) 
  • Vehicle Search (2nd place) 
  • Medical Scenario (2nd place) 
  • Domestic Violence Scenario (2nd place) 
  • Explorer Ride-along (5th place) 
  • Shooting Skills (4th place) 
  • Crisis Negotiations (4th place) 
  • Hazardous Response (3rd place) 
  • Tug-of-War (5th place) 

Congratulations to all of the students in the Explorer program and to their advisers!