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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Prescott Police Explorers looking for new members, community involvement

The Prescott Police Explorers Program is looking for new members and new ways to help the Prescott community.

The Explorer program is hosting a “first nighter” event next Monday, Feb. 13 at Malone Intermediate School in Prescott starting at 6 p.m. for persons interested in joining the program.

The Police Explorers is a program of young adults and teens ages 14-21 taking part in police activities and training with advising officers from the department to help them learn the skills of not only being a police officer, but also in many fields of law enforcement which offer potential careers.

Last year Prescott Police Explorers helped out department staff with the Flood Runs during the spring and fall and the Shop with a Cop Program at Christmas time. They also received first aid training from a local EMS unit and first responders. They plan on doing more this year.

Read the rest of this story in the print edition of the Prescott Journal, on newsstands in town Wednesday. 

Members of the Prescott Police Department Police Explorers Unit and their Prescott PD advisors are (From left) Officer Steve Robinson, Nicole Torgerson, Corey Kirschbaum, Carl Falker and Officer Tom Koen. Missing from picture: Joe Ahlgren and Caleb Bevilacqua.

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