Our Junior Post Advisors


Corporal Pedro Leos

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Civilian Jeremy Hixson

Retired Explorer Post Major

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.


K9 Dep Christina Demas

Associate Advisors


Corporal Gilmor

Cpl. Gilmor has been with the Sheriff's Office for 23 years. He has worked as a School Recourse Officer since 2001, working exclusively at Seven Springs Middle School. He has been working with the Explorer Program for the past three years.


Corporal Curtis

Cpl. Curtis has been a member of the Pasco Sheriff's Office for 18 years. He is dual certified as a Corrections and Law Enforcement Officer. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Saint Leo University and Master of Arts degree from the University of South Florida. Cpl. Curtis is an 8 year United States Army, National Guard, and United States Navy veteran.


Corporal Elders

Cpl. Elders has been with the Sheriff's Office for 12 years. She has worked in the SRO unit since 2014 and is currently assigned as the SRO at Pine View Middle School. Prior to law enforcement, Cpl. Elders served in the United States Army.


Corporal Cottrell