Congratulations to LBPD Explorer Post #295 for their outstanding performance at the 22nd Annual Chandler Tactical Explorer Competition, in Chandler, Arizona, where they competed against 62 Explorer teams from throughout the country.
Explorer Program Coordinator Detective Sondra Ledesma, Sergeant Alex Gassler, and Officer Daniel Olea (who is a former Explorer) are commended for all of their efforts to prepare our LBPD Explorer Team for this exciting opportunity to test their skills against their peers.
The LBPD Explorer Team had their best showing ever by winning awards in the following categories:
Tactical Relay: 1st Place
Tubular Assault: 1st Place.
5 Man TK4 Pull: 2nd Place
SWAT Fitness Challenge: 2nd Place
Downed Officer Rescue: 5th Place
Explorer Obstacle Course: 1st place - Mathew Sutfin & 2nd Place - Andrew Salazar
Explorer Advisor Obstacle Course: 1st place - Officer Daniel Olea
3 Mile Explorer Advisor Run: 3rd Place - Officer Daniel Olea