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LASD Explorer Class No.99 Graduating Today, Honoring Deputy Irma N Rayas


LASD Explorer Class No.99 Graduating Today, Honoring Deputy Irma N Rayas

The Graduation ceremony for Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Explorer Class #99 was held on Saturday, January 27, 2018, at the Whittier High School auditorium in the city of Whittier. Assistant Sheriff Bobby Denham awarded diplomas to the 162 young men and women who demonstrated the dedication to complete the extensive Law Enforcement Explorer Program. The Explorers will voluntarily participate in community affairs and activities that will benefit and strengthen the relationship between the agencies and communities they serve.

Along with graduates from the Sheriff’s Department, Explorers from the Alhambra, Baldwin Park, Bell, Burbank, Glendale, Huntington Park, La Habra, Long Beach, Los Angeles School, Montebello, Pasadena, San Fernando, San Gabriel, Signal Hill, West Covina Police Departments, Norwalk Department of Public Safety, and the William S. Hart Union High School District also received certificates.

Three members of Explorer Class #99 class were named as Honor Recruits: Curtis Lukenbill, Lancaster Station, Joshua Diaz, Crescenta Valley Station, and Blair Walters, Temple Station. Each Honor Recruit was presented with a plaque from Assistant Sheriff Bobby Denham. The Law Enforcement Explorer Program is open to all young men and women between the ages of 15 and 21. Interested individuals may contact their local police department or sheriff’s station for further information regarding law enforcement explorer programs.