New cadets bring all Troop #2471 to nearly 40 volunteers
SALT LAKE CITY— The Salt Lake City Police Department will welcome 22 new cadets to Explorer Troop #2471 at 8 a.m. Saturday morning, November 16.
The Salt Lake City Police Department opened the Explorer application process in August. After an extensive background and interview process, the Department invited eight young men and 14 young women, ages 14-20, to join the troop. The diverse group includes thirteen who speak a second language.
Reporters are invited to observe Saturday’s events, which will include a program introduction, safety awareness, radio procedures, firearms safety, drill and ceremony guidance, and physical training.
Explorer Class #2471
Day 1 for 22 new Explorer cadets
Public Safety Building
475 S. 300 E.
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
8 a.m. – 6 p.m., Saturday, November 16, 2013
8:20 a.m. Pushups, sit ups, and 1 1/2 mile run
9:00 a.m. 1.5-mile run at Liberty Park
10 a.m.: Drill & Ceremony
10:40 a.m.: Radio procedures
1:00 p.m.: Stations: 10 deadly errors; 6 major hazards; firearms
4:50 p.m.: graduation and awards
Reporters seeking comment should contact thePublic Information Officer at 801.799.NEWS (6397).