The Dane County Sheriff’s Office Explorer’s Post took first place in a Law Enforcement Competition in Hartford, WI. The event was held on Saturday, February 6th, and featured 125 Explorers from 15 Posts throughout Wisconsin.
There were seven competitions including; Crime Scene Investigation, Tactical Response, Vehicle Contacts, Conflict Resolution, Police Knowledge Test, Mock OWI Trial, and Physical Agility. The Dane County Explorer Post took first place overall in the competition. They also took first place in the following events; Vehicle Contacts, Conflict Resolution, Physical Agility for boys, and Physical Agility for girls. They took second place in the Police Knowledge test and third place in Crime Scene Investigation and Tactical Response.
Law Enforcement Exploring is a program for young men and women who are 14–20 years of age, and is run by the Boy Scouts of America. The Dane County Deputy Sheriff’s Association and the Dane County Sheriff’s Office recruit young men and women to the Post with an interest in law enforcement with the hope they will consider a career with the Dane County Sheriff’s Office. The Dane County Deputy Sheriff’s Association began sponsoring Law Enforcement Explorer Post #2125 in March of 2005.
The following Explorers competed in the competition:
- Sun Prairie: Lucas Geiger (19), Zachary Henderson (17), Michael Wagner (17), Tiffany Dunn (19), and Joseph Miggins (16).
- Deforest: Zach Arndt (19), Will Hewuse (15), and Alex Kamps (16).
- Marshall: Chelsey Straubhaar (19).
- Oregon: Nicholas Vorpahl (20).
- Middleton: Ammar Mujanni (18).
- Madison: Kristin Flugum (19) and Will Becker (15).
- Waunakee: Mike Perry (15).
- The Advisors present were Deputies Rich Bennett, Mike Block and Advisor Michael Lenzendorf.
Anyone interested in learning more about the Dane County Deputy Sheriff’s Association Explorer Post is encouraged to contact Deputy Rich Bennett at (608) 833-9560, or by e-mail at email@example.com. You can also visit the DCDSA web site at: www.dcdsa.com, to view our Explorer page.