Police Explorers bring home trophies after weekend competition

Posted by Jill Lind on Jun 15, 2018

On June 10th the Trophy Club Police Department sent their Explorer Post 953 to compete at the 2nd Annual Danny Cordes Memorial Law Enforcement Explorer Competition in Mansfield, TX.  Some of the best and brightest in future law enforcement were on display. Police exploring is a career-oriented training program for teenagers that teaches them the skills and traits necessary for a career in law enforcement.

The Danny Cordes  Memorial Law Enforcement Explorer Competition features Explorer posts from across the state. Explorers compete in a variety of scenarios which puts them in the shoes of a professional police officer, and explorers are judged on how they handle each scenario, adhering to protocol and police tactics.

Three teams competed at this year's competition, including the Green, Blue and Red Teams. Competition scenarios were held in subjects related to DWI, Burglary in Progress, Accident Investigation, Active Shooter, Felony Traffic, Misdemeanor Traffic, Bomb Scene Response, Domestic Disturbance, Crime  Scene, Hostage Negotiation and Unknown 911 call. The Trophy Club Explorers Post walked away with the following standings:

First Place:

Second Place:

Third Place:

Active shooter
Misdemeanor Traffic
Burglary in Progress 

Accident Investigation 
Robbery in Progress 
Felony Traffic

Domestic Disturbance
Bomb Scene
Crime Scene
Unknown Call

Agencies the teams competed against included; Allen, Grand Prarie, McKinney, US Customs, Harris County Sheriff, Forest Hill, Plano, Arlington, Irving, San Antonio, and Tomball.

The Trophy Club Explorers are sponsored by the Trophy Club Police Department and are always accepting new members 14-21 years old and up. Contact TCPD Sergeant Tony Simmons, Post Advisor at tsimmons@trophyclub.org 682.237.2962. For more information.

Competition Photos: