2005 Chandler Competition

Explorer Post Badge LogoTwenty Orange County Sheriff's Explorer Scouts spent the third weekend in January in Chandler, Arizona competing in the 2005 Law Enforcement Explorer Tactical Competition. Post advisors Deputies Dan Daniels, Kim Milewski, John Gomez and Anton Pereyra, accompanied the Explorers on their journey. The Sheriff's team competed against over 600 explorers from Explorer Posts throughout the nation. This group of Explorers were fairly new to the Post, but were very competitive in every event. Explorer Alex Sweredoski earned 3rd Place in the Male Obstacle Course. Please join in congratulating the following Explorer Scouts, who proudly and very capably represented our department:

  • Andrew Ha
  • Alan Cleveland
  • Alex Sweredoski
  • Paul Krueger
  • Todd Rhue
  • Rosie Cortez
  • Erik Schinsky
  • Mike Grijalva
  • Nick Harms
  • Carl Dossland
  • Natalie Vargas
  • Andrew Gulling
  • Alex Casas
  • Jay Jones
  • Alison Tornow
  • Rachel Samala
  • George Dempsey
  • Thomas Perkins
  • Jonathan Bron
  • Ruben Hererra

2005 Chandler Competition

Explorer Post 449 would like to thank the following Sheriff's personnel for their assistance with the training, travel arrangements, and equipment necessary for this competition.

  • Captain Bob Blackburn - South Operations Division Commander
  • Captain Christine Murray - North Operations Division Commander
  • Captain Dan Martini - Training Division
  • Lieutenant James Lazzaro - SWAT & Transportation Bureau
  • Sergeant Kirk Antes, Deputy Dan Meyers & Deputy Terry Stepp -Transportation Bureau
  • Sergeant Roger Neumeister - Hostage Negotiations Team.
  • Sergeant Tom Giffin & Deputy Dave Hartman - Tactical Training Facility
  • Deputy Travis Unholz & Deputy Dean Weckerle - SWAT
  • Senior Office Supervisor Sandy Trujillo - South Operations
  • Patrol Office Supervisor Carol Rinderknecht - South Operations
  • Accounting Assistants Angie Olsen & Kathy Hayes - Travel Desk/Financial
  • Analyst Kathy Douglas - ASR's/Grants - Financial/Administrative Services