May 022016

Sixteen members of the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Post #900 participated in the Florida Association of Police Explorers Delegates training and pistol competition. This two day event was held in Hillsborough County.

Explorer posts from around the state met for a full day of training to learn about various topics that included traffic stops, building clearing, high risk traffic stops, aircraft clearing, active attackers, and the physical agility course.

Explores then participated in a pistol competition that was held at the Walter C. Heinrich Practical Training Site located in Hillsborough County. Explorer Andrew Aponte took 2nd place in the Expert Division and Explorer Major Spencer Shaw took 3rd Place in the Expert Division.  Explorer Major Spencer Shaw, Explorer Sergeant Chase Fails, Explorer Corporal Conner Davis and Explorer Andrew Aponte participated in the Team Shooting Event and took 2nd Place Overall.