Law Enforcement Explorers To Hold National Conference
Phoenix, AZ – 4,000 Law Enforcement Explorers representing all 50 states will travel to Flagstaff, Ariz. July 10-15th to take part in the group’s 15th biennial national conference.
The week-long conference
will take place on the campus of Northern Arizona University and will
feature several team competitions including arrest and search techniques,
crime scene investigation, bomb threat response, and hostage negotiations.
Seminars on gang violence, psychological profiling, effective communication,
narcotics trafficking and interdiction, and border protection are also
Exploring, founded in 1973, is a worksite-based program for young men
and women who plan to pursue careers in law enforcement. Exploring
is based on a unique and dynamic relationship between youth and the
organizations in their communities. For young men and women who are
interested in careers in the field of law enforcement, Exploring offers
experiential learning with practical, real and, meaningful hands-on
activities that promote the growth and development of adolescent youth.
Media interested in covering any portion of the Conference should contact DEA Phoenix Public Information Officer Ramona Sanchez at (602) 664-5725 or David Ausiello (DEA Public Affairs) at (202) 307-5196
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