Our Senior Advisors


Corporal Kevin Phillips

Corporal Phillips has been with the Pasco Sheriff's Office for seven years. Corporal Phillips was a corporate billing auditor before becomming a deputy. In those seven years, Corporal Phillips has been:

  • Field Deputy
  • STAR Deputy
  • Senior Explorer Advisor Corporal

Corporal Phillips's strengths are in his people skills. Corporal Phillips has the ability to speak with anyone without restraint saying he "never has to meet a stranger." Corporal Phillips was an explorer, himself, from 2000 - 2003 and is excited to give back.

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Civilian Jeremy Hixson

Jeremy Hixson was a Pasco Explorer from 2011 to 2016, eventually becomming the Major. As Major, Jeremy led Explorer General Meetings, performed administrative duties, coordinated staff meetings and training sessions, and worked hand in hand with the Post Advisors.

Jeremy was also a State Team member who competed in the Florida Association of Police Explorers State Competition, helping the Explorer Post place within the Top 5 bracket for three years in a row. Jeremy is a loyal and dedicated individual, and is someone who would rather serve than to be served.

Jeremy returned to the Explorer Post in October 2017 as a Civilian Advisor. Jeremy is currently a student at the University of South Florida and wishes to pursue a career in law enforcement after graduation.

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Corporal Scott is currentely serving as a Senior Advisor to the Post 916 Explorers. He worked as a patrol deputy in District 2 since 2017. Corporal Scott also served 3 years as an officer for the Murfreesboro Police Department in TN. Corporal Scott retired in 2015 as a Major in the United States Marine Corps where he served in numerous advising positions such as a foreign military advisor, foreign police advisor, and active reservist Marine advisor.