New cadets bring Troop #2471 to nearly 43 volunteers
SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake City Police Department will welcome 18 new cadets to Explorer Troop #2471 at 8 a.m. Saturday morning, November 22.
The Salt Lake City Police Department opened the Explorer application process in August and 29 youth applied. After an extensive background and interview process, the department selected 18 recruits between the ages 14-20.
Reporters are invited to observe Saturday’s academy, which will include a program introduction, safety awareness, radio procedures, firearms safety, drill and ceremony guidance, and physical training.
|WHO:||18 Recruits for Explorer Troop #2471|
|WHAT:||One-Day Explorer Academy|
|WHERE:||Public Safety Building|
|475 S. 300 E.|
|Salt Lake City, Utah 84111|
|WHEN:||8 a.m. – 6 p.m., Saturday, November 22, 2014|
|8:20 a.m.: Pushups and sit ups|
|9:00 a.m.: Drill & Ceremony|
|10:00 a.m.: 1.5-mile run at Liberty Park|
|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|
|Contact:||Reporters seeking comment should contact the Public Information Officer at 801.799.NEWS (6397).|