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Pembroke Pines team wins Police Explorers competition

Pembroke Pines team wins Police Explorers competition

Armed with rubber bullets, four Pembroke Pines Police Explorers searched a building for an armed gunman. They ran toward the staccato gunfire before finding a wounded security guard and carrying her to safety. They then confronted and subdued the gunman. Completing an active shooter scenario was one of eight situations Explorers Post 108 finished before scoring 30 points above their nearest opponent to win the 2015 Florida Association of Police Explorers annual competition. Their last win was in 2007. The weeklong competition pitted teams representing 30 police departments against each other in law enforcement scenarios ranging from domestic violence to building searches. The team...

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