Explorer Program Helps Children Go Into Law Enforcement
Alachua County - They want to protect and serve and for some teenagers it was training day for the real life experience.
Twenty teenagers from Alachua County were at the Phoenix Commercial Building where they learned about traffic stops and basic training from sheriff's deputies.
The students also learned about building entry and clearing.
In a scenario they had to look for a suspicious person who entered the building after hours.
For some this training exercise is prepartion for what they want to do after graduating from school.
"I have a goal in being a deputy my grandfather retired as a lieutenant from the sheriff's office and I hope to continue in his footsteps," Explorer Collin Nobles said.
"I would eventually like to move to fish and wildlife commission I love the outdoors," Explorer Mikell McKoy said.
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