The City of Key West, Florida

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KWPD Summer Explorer Session Graduates

The Key West Police Explorers on Friday graduated their intensive Summer Session training with a ceremony at Horace O’Bryant Middle School. School Resource Officer Deglys Chavarria and Chief Donie Lee congratulated this outstanding group for dedicating their time off of class to learning and achieving. Family and member of the Key West Police Department were on hand to salute these dedicated students.

The Department is proud of these students who invested a large part of their summer vacation to serve their community. The Explorers are: Chase Arnold, Catherine Barnes, Mariah Boadu, Jason Canterbury, Jr., Billi Jo Carter, Ty Torres, Brian Kelch, Emmanuel Lordmendez, Ralph Val and Edvins Zvaigzne.

The Explorer program introduces students to police operations and provides a groundwork for a possible career path. It teaches discipline and community service while providing better understanding between law enforcement and the youth of our community.