The Explorer Leadership Course Class #3 was held from August 1 through the 4th. The course was hosted by the Hesperia Explorer Post #505 under the direction of Deputy John Hayes from the Victorville/Phelan substation and Deputy Lisa Guerra of the Hesperia station.


This is a new program for Police Explorers with certain requirements. Eleven explorers attended the program. They were from Hesperia, Fontana, Twin Peaks and Barstow. The program is designed for the senior explorer who has obtained rank or been with the program a year or more to give more leadership tools.


Some of the guest speakers were Under-Sheriff Bill Abernathy, Captain Steve Higgins, United States Marine Corps., retired Deputy Chief Keith Bushey and Toastmaster International Director Rick Danzey.