Under the guidance of Sergeant Yakeisha Hines, Post 1696 currently has 12 explorers and numerous recruits. Since 2003; Post 1696 has been recognized nationally for its championship Drill & Ceremonies team, Best Uniform, and Explorer Post of the year.
Sheriff Melvin C. High and Lieutenant Colonel Mark Roccapriore were on hand to greet the prospective explorers and their parents.
Guest speakers included Former Explorer Officers Devan Martin- Cottage City Police Department, Officer Ricardo Biddy- Prince George’s County Police Department, and Deputy First Class Jamal Dedier- Prince George’s County Office of the Sheriff, Assistant Director James Hamlin, and District Executive Phillip Barbash- National Capitol Area Council Boys Scouts of America.
For more information on the Sheriff’s Office Explorers Post 1696 visit www.pgso1696.weebly.com
or contact the Communications and Public Affairs Division at 301-780-8637.