BROWNSVILLE, TX (KVEO NEWSCENTER 23) — Brownsville U.S. Customs and Border Protection Explorer Post 3103 attended the 2014 Laredo Border Battle Explorers Competition and returned to Brownsville with eight trophies; six first-place trophies and one each for second and third-place out of 26 competing CBP law enforcement explorer teams and the only CBP Office of Field Operations team.
“Brownsville Explorer Post 3103 has grown into a well-respected organization that has earned the admiration of us all at the Brownsville Port of Entry. I congratulate our Explorer Post 3103 and their advisors for all their accomplishments at this competition," said Adriana Gonzalez, CBP Acting Port Director, Brownsville/Los Indios Port of Entry.
Explorer Post 3013 was divided into four three-member teams and competed in numerous law enforcement scenarios that are based on actual training received by law enforcement officers, sheriff’s deputies, and CBP officers and agents. Among the scenario categories were the following: Felony Traffic Stop, Crime Scene Investigation, Arrest and Search, Bomb Search, Domestic Disturbance, Accident Investigation, Shoot/Don’t Shoot, Team Physical Agility, Active Shooter, and Officer Down to name a few.
Brownsville Explorer Post 3103 placed in the following categories:
2014 Laredo Border Battle Explorer Competition
• 1st Place Active Shooter
• 1st Place Domestic Disturbance
• 1st Place Traffic Stop/Felony
• 1st Place Traffic Stop - DWI
• 1st Place Officer Down
• 1st Place Building Entry - Search Warrant
• 2nd Place Crime Scene Search
• 3rd Place Traffic Accident Investigations