NCPD Explorers Named SC Post of the Year

left to right: Sgt. J. Dalton, Explorer Andres Cardenas, Explorer Sgt. Michael Harley, Explorer Lt. Justin Whittaker, Explorer Sgt. Sona Wilcox, Officer J. Oden and Officer J. Von Moltke

The North Charleston Police Explorer Post was selected as the South Carolina Explorer Post of the Year 2018 during the SCALE Conference and Competition in Lexington, SC. The conference took place July 23-27  with events ranging from: Active Shooter, Shooting, Driving, Narcotics Search Warrant, Crime Scene, and Press Conference. NCPD Explorers competed against other Posts from across the state of South Carolina and Tennessee.

In addition to being named state Explorer Post of the Year, NCPD Explorers picked up numerous other awards to include:
– 2nd Place in the Crime Scene Investigation (Explorers Joshua Watson, Justin Whittaker, Michael Harley, and Andres Cardenas)
– 3rd Place in Active Shooter Response (Explorers Joshua Watson, Justin Whittaker, Michael Harley, and Andres Cardenas)
– 3rd Place in Press Conference (Explorers Joshua Watson and Justin Whittaker)
– 3rd Place in High risk traffic stop (Explorers Joshua Watson, Justin Whittaker, Michael Harley, and Andres Cardenas)
 – 3rd Place in Emergency vehicle operations (Explorer Joshua Watson)
– 3rd Place in TR310 (Explorer Joshua Watson)
The NCPD Explorer Post was presented a $300 check for new equipment. The explorers on each team are as follows:
A Team: Joshua Watson (CSO), Justin Whittaker (CSO), Michael Harley, Andres Cardenas
B Team: Sona Wilcox, Daniel Sunkins, Craig Nelson, Eric Johnson
Post Advisors are: Sgt. Dalton, Ptl. J. Oden, PFC. Vonmoltke, Ptl. Greenwood, and PFC. O.Brown

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