BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS—Brownsville U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Explorer Post 3103 attended the Lake Jackson/Angleton Police Department Explorers Competition and returned to Brownsville with eight trophies for placing in the top five overall out of 78 law enforcement explorer teams.
With only seven months in existence after being re-established in late 2012, Brownsville Explorer Post 3103 has proven with this latest showing that victory can be accomplished when training is taken seriously and the agency you represent wholeheartedly supports your efforts.
Explorer Post 3013 was divided into three four-member teams and competed in numerous law enforcement scenarios that are based on actual training received by law enforcement officers, sheriff's deputies, and CBP officers and agents. Among the scenario categories were the following: Felony Traffic Stop, Crime Scene Investigation, Arrest and Search, Bomb Search, Domestic Disturbance, Accident Investigation, Shoot/Don't Shoot, Team Physical Agility, Active Shooter, and Officer Down to name a few.
Brownsville Explorer Post 3103 placed in the following categories:
A total of 78 Explorer Posts from different law-enforcement agencies throughout Texas participated in this year's Lake Jackson Police Explorers Competition.
"Brownsville Explorer Post 3103 has once again made us extremely proud. I congratulate our Explorer Post 3103 and their advisors for all their accomplishments at this competition," said Michael Freeman, CBP Port Director, Brownsville/Los Indios.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.