Austin Police Department Explorers Place High in Statewide Contest

Posted at: 10/21/2013 11:04 PM
By: Dan Conradt

(ABC 6 News) -- It was a good weekend in Duluth for the Austin Police Department Explorers.

Three Austin Explorers took part in a conference that judges teams on various calls for police service.  More than 200 explorers from 27 agencies competed.

The Austin Explorers were awarded second overall in "domestic crisis intervention," and second in "street decisions."

The explorer program is open to youths aged 15 to 20 with an interest in law enforcement.