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Explorers Participate in 2015 Border Patrol Academy

Release Date: 
June 29, 2015

DEL RIO, Texas – On June 22, Del Rio Sector Border Patrol held the 2015 Border Patrol Explorer Academy. The academy consisted of Posts from Del Rio Station (Post 920), Brackettville Station (Post 931), Eagle Pass South Station (Post 925), and Eagle Pass North Station (Post 921). A total of 41 Explorers graduated the academy.

On June 22, Del Rio Sector Border Patrol held the 2015 Border Patrol Explorer Academy.

On June 22, Del Rio Sector Border Patrol held the 2015 Border Patrol Explorer Academy.

“The Explorers program shows students how to become leaders and gives them a positive outlook by following a structured law enforcement program,” said Chief Rodolfo Karisch, U.S. Border Patrol, Del Rio Sector. “The program also shows Explorers the importance of a higher education and self-discipline while actively participating in community projects.”

The academy was held at the Del Rio Station and was a collaboration of various local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies.  The week-long academy consisted of approximately 40 hours of training which included daily physical training, classroom instruction, first aid, and hands-on law enforcement and investigations training.  Special thanks to all the advisors, involved participants and the Del Rio Border Patrol Station for the time and effort spent in making the 2015 Border Patrol Explorer Academy a success.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017