COBB COUNTY, Ga. -- Members of the Cobb County Police Explorers were recently recognized for their achievements by Cobb County officials.
Cobb Public Safety Director Jack Forsythe and Police Chief John Houser honored the outstanding Explorers at the 2013 Southeast Regional Championships in Gatlinburg, Tenn.
Among the 3,000 police, fire and EMS participating in Gatlinburg, Cobb Explorers took first place in "domestic violence." They earned fourth place in "unknown problem" and came in sixth place in "warrant service."
According to the Cobb County Police Department, the Cobb Explorers teach youth about police operations, trigger interest in careers with the police force and help youth develop leadership skills.