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El Paso Run for the Fallen
Posted May 24 2022 12:32PM

The El Paso Police Cadets from Mission Valley participated in a run remembering the Fallen Officers. We made it to the finish line, honoring our officers and building character in our youth. Quitting was not an option and they all finished strong. No one stays behind.  The cadets brought donuts and homemade cookies to officers for their support, dedication and service to our community.   Way to go Cadets!

Fairfax Cadets help with Drug Buy-back Event
Posted May 15 2022 6:20PM
Capt. Ryan Morgan of the Fairfax County Police Department West Springfield District with public safety cadets at the West Springfield Drug Take Back Day event. In partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration and other county agencies, more than 1,300 pounds of unused and expired over-the-counter and prescription medications were dropped off by community members. The West Springfield District had the highest donation with 306 pounds of medications dropped off.
San Antonio Police Department Bike School
Posted Jan 06 2022 2:07PM
PSC members completed a four day bike certification. SAPD Bike Unit did an amazing job teaching bike skills while making memorable experience.
Lewisville Texas Competition June 2022
Posted Jan 04 2022 11:13AM
Lewisville Texas Police Department will be hosting its own "Life on the Beat" Youth
Cadet/Explorer competition on Saturday June 25th through Sunday June 26th in
2022. The competition will be overnight beginning the evening of 6/25/22 and will
conclude during the morning on 6/26/22.
The competition will cover several realistic scenarios, and will involve being dispatched
to various parts of the city throughout the competition. I will be sending out more about
the details of the competition to those that are interested in the next few months.
If you are interested in participating in our competition, please contact Officer
Damon Taylor at or cell#469-401-1232. We have
capped the competition to 10 teams total, so first come, first serve. 

Baltimore County Police Department Introduces New PSC Logo
Posted Nov 04 2021 7:31AM
The Baltimore County Police Department in Maryland is proud to share their new Police and Public Safety Cadet logo that will be worn on the uniforms of their Public Safety Cadets. Stay tuned for our challenge coins coming in early 2022!
Minot ND National Night Out
Posted Aug 06 2021 9:44AM
Minot ND Public Safety Cadets Unit work National Night Out in the park by finger printing youth.
Tyler PD hires Cadet to civilian position!
Posted Jun 17 2021 8:31PM
Cadet Lt. Judah Wilson was hired as a civilian Public Service Officer in May of this year. Once he completes his degree at UT-Tyler, he plans on taking our civil service test.
2021 Metroplex Competition - Grand Prairie, Tx
Posted Jun 17 2021 8:27PM
Congratulations Cadet Lt. Judah Wilson, Cadet Sgt. Cameron Collins, Cadet Sgt. Kelly Garrity and Cadet Sgt. Xavier Johnson for placing 2nd in Crisis Negotiations!
Madison WI recruits from PSC
Posted Mar 06 2020 9:53AM
At a time when those applying to be police officers is on the decline nationally, the MPD is bucking the trend. Numbers of applicants are up this year, with many indicating they are applying nowhere else. Some got in the MPD pipeline as teenage explorers, others as college interns. In this podcast Capt. Lori Chalecki, a former explorer and intern herself, talks about the department’s new Public Safety Cadet program, and how it is now helping bolster the MPD ranks. Acting Chief Vic Wahl, a former MPD intern, and MPD Public Information Officer Joel DeSpain, who coordinates the MPD’s internship... [Read More]
Mishicot Cadets compete in first State Competition
Posted Feb 03 2020 1:55PM
The Mishicot Public Safety Cadets were in Wisconsin Dells competing against 40 other cadet units from across Wisconsin. Our unit is just under 1 year old and this was our first time at the State Conference. Despite having the "rookie" title, the Cadets performed very well and scored highly on multiple events. The cadets worked well as a team and represented the Village of Mishicot proudly!

Some of the scenarios the Cadets competed in included;
Burglary in Progress
Conflict Resolution
Welfare Check
Shoot Don't Shoot
Traffic Stop / OWI
Search Warrant
South Eastern Law Enforcement Academy 2020 
Posted Jan 30 2020 10:28AM
SLEEA 2020 is coming June 20-27. VIsit for more info. Here is a clip of the fun we had in 2019.
Posted Dec 20 2019 6:13PM
New London (WI)-The New London Public Safety Cadets were able to donate the funds to purchase 4 AED's for the New London Police Department Patrol Squads.
Georgia Law Enforcement Experience Academy
Posted Oct 11 2019 6:44AM
We will be hosting our 11th Law Enforcement Experience Academy from July 26-July 31, 2020!! This will be held at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center. Email Lt. W. Furman,, for more information and an application.
Chula Vista and Coronado Police Cadet Units attend yearly summer academy.
Posted Sep 25 2019 5:04PM
Last month, the Chula Vista Police and the Coronado Police Cadet Units attended the yearly San Diego County Law Enforcement Explorer/Cadet academy. Each year over 240 youth from 25 agencies throughout California attend. Chula Vista Police Mentors oversee the academy and the entry level phase and Coronado Police Mentors oversee the intermediate phase of the academy. If you are interested in attending or want more information, please contact More information about next year's academy will be posted as it gets closer.
PSC National Marksmanship Competition
Posted Aug 10 2019 7:45AM
Polk County Iowa Sheriff’s Office Cadets prepare for the PSC National Marksmanship Competition
Congratulations new PSC Cadets of Fairfax CPD VA 2019 Academy
Posted Jun 21 2019 8:24AM
Congratulations to Fairfax County Public Safety Cadets Unit #1742 graduation class for 2018-19.  19 new Cadets.  Chief Ed Roessler (center) and Deputy Chief Ted Arnn (PSC BOD member) on the right.  And thank you to the Mentors who made it all possible.
PSC welcomes Toms River NJ
Posted Jun 18 2019 3:39PM
Toms River has a long history of youth in law enforcement dating back to 1973 when their then Police Chief, Richard Clement, joined with our current PSC President, Kent Jefferies, to form the National Association of Law Enforcement Explorers.  Welcome to Public Safety Cadets!
Mishicot PD Cadets present colors at Law Enforcement Ceremony
Posted May 13 2019 2:10PM
The Mishicot Public Safety Cadets were honored to be present and show their support during the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Memorial in Madison on May 10th
Muskego PD Cadets- 1st PSC Unit in State Competition
Posted May 09 2019 3:18PM
Muskego WI PD Cadets were the 1st registered PSC Cadets to ever compete in State competition.  Muskego took home awards and not far behind as new PSC Cadets is Sturgeon Bay PD Cadets who also took home trophies from this event.
Fairfax VA PD Cadets - 1st PSC Cadets
Posted May 02 2019 2:51PM
The Fairfax Virginia PD Cadets were the first Unit to register with the new Public Safety Cadets.  Fairfax has actually 3 Units and are very active in all phases of the department.

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