The Pasco Sheriff’s Office Explorer Post 916 has been approved to assist Sheriff’s Office members during natural disasters such as hurricanes. The Explorer Response Team will be assisting deputies assigned to work at approved hurricane shelters.
The Explorers’ training included:
A review of Sheriff’s Office General Order 46.1.1 regarding hurricane plans
Attending a Red Cross Shelter training program
Touring a local shelter to see how they are operated.
The program is voluntary and each parent approved their son or daughter to participate.