Sonora, CA — The Sonora Police Department Explorers came away with top honors Saturday in the Redwood Empire Law Enforcement Challenge held in Rohnert Park.
Sgt. Glenn Roberts of the S.P.D. reports that the department´s Explorers came home with First Place trophies in Burglary in Progress (Lora Lowry/Matt Matheny) and Use of Force competition (Luke VanBolt/Iesha Beardsley).
The Explorers also captured Third Place trophies for Crime Scene Investigation (Robby Roberts/Ryan Joy), Bomb Threat (Taylor Joy/Ryan May) and Hostage Negotiation (Lora Lowry/Matt Matheny).
Other Sonora Explorers involved in the competition included Margarita Adams, Matt Roberts and Tyler Rowe.
Roberts believes his Explorers, as a team, captured more trophies than any other team. Overall more than 40 teams and 300 Explorers took part in the competition.
Written by Bill Johnson