Members of Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Post #900 participate in a pistol competition during the Florida Association of Police Explorer’s Delegate training event Jan. 31-Feb. 2, hosting by the Palm Bay Police Department.
Twelve members of the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Post #900 recently participated in the Florida Association of Police Explorer Delegate’s training event and pistol competition. The event was hosted by the Palm Bay Police Department Jan. 31-Feb. 2.
Explorer Posts from around the state met for a full day of training, which consisted of several different scenarios covering many law enforcement topics, including a hanging investigation, traffic stops, a disorderly subject and building searches. The pistol competition was held at the Port Malabar Rifle and Pistol Club.
During the individual shooting competition, Explorer Capt. Spencer Shaw won second place in the Sharpshooter Division and Explorer Max Dulski won third place in the Marksman Division. In the Tyro Division, Explorer Sgt. Zoe Gambel placed second and Explorer Timea Jozsa placed third. Explorer Sgt. Kelley Butterfield was the overall match winner.
Shaw, Butterfield, Dulski and Explorer Sgt. Lauren Paschall participated in the Team Shooting event and took first place overall.
“We are very proud of the efforts of our members of Post 900 during this Delegate’s competition,” the sheriff’s office said in a press release. “These young people have proven that a high level of commitment pays off. Congratulations Explorer Post 900.”