Explorer Ranks Increased by Five
On Monday, February 14, 2011, the Irvine Police Department welcomed five additional Explorers to its Post. Explorers Flandez, Tag, Lee, Seo, and Sacks will begin their responsibilities as Irvine Police Explorers in addition to the rigorous schedules they keep as high schools students. Explorer Sacks received special honors for being the top recruit in written examinations, scoring an impressive 97%. Officer Frei and Civilian Investigator Oldoerp commented on how inspiring it was to see the graduates’ commitment to the training program.
The 5-day academy was a test of the each recruit’s academic and physical abilities, and at the same time, instilled a sense of accomplishment and pride in service.
Explorer Klemek, represented the Department’s Post as a staff assistant during the training which occurred at the Orange County Regional Training Academy. Also in attendance at the graduation were, Commander John Hare, Lieutenant Henry Boggs, Sergeant Gary Wyatt, Officer Frei, and Civilian Investigator Oldoerp.