DEL RIO, Texas – The Del Rio Border Patrol Explorer Post 920, Eagle Pass Border Patrol Explorer Post 921, and Eagle Pass South Border Patrol Explorers Post 925 competed in the El Campo Police Department Law Enforcement Explorer Competition in El Campo.
“The Border Patrol Explorer Program brings a wide range of benefits to our youth, families and communities,” said Del Rio Sector Chief Patrol Agent Rodolfo Karisch. “I am extremely proud of our advisors and explorers for the hard work and dedication they bring to the program and in representing Del Rio Sector.”
On March 5, the Explorer Posts competed against 27 teams from federal and local Explorer Posts in this year’s event. Each Explorer Post knew the importance of striving for excellence, all the while showing great sportsmanship and respect towards the other participants.
Explorer Post 920 earned third place trophies in building search, felony traffic stop and misdemeanor traffic stop and second place in unknown call for police and domestic disturbance.
Explorer Post 921 earned first place in the crime scene scenario, third place in misdemeanor stop, and third place in vehicle search techniques.
Explorer Post 925 earned first place in active shooter, second place in vehicle search, and two second place trophies in two separate building search scenarios. The hard work and dedication of each member of Explorer Posts helped them earn a total of 10 trophies and 40 medals.
The Del Rio Border Patrol Sector is part of the Joint Task Force-West South Texas Corridor, which leverages federal, state and local resources to combat transnational criminal organizations.
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.