Danbury Police Explorer Cadets Post #33
2018 ANNUAL CADET SWAT CHALLENGE RESULTS
On Saturday, October 6th, 11 cadets of the Danbury Police Explorer program traveled to Fairfield Connecticut to compete in the annual Cadet SWAT Challenge. The Challenge consists of SWAT style tactical challenge stations and various configurations of the team competed in all of the stations. There are individual placement award medals for each event with Gold for 1st Place; Silver for 2nd Place and Bronze awarded for 3rd Place. The cadets were trained by their advisors, Sergeant John Krupinsky, (former SWAT member of the Danbury Police Emergency Services Unit), and Special Agent Brianna McNally of the US Diplomatic Security Services, New York Field Office (ATLAS graduate), and were assisted by Associate Civilian Advisor Henry Peralta and Post Advisor, Danbury Lieutenant Matt McNally.
The Danbury contingent placed in all but two events and won many medals, with the team placing as the 2nd Place Cadet SWAT Challenge Team overall. The team is already looking forward to next year’s challenge and the coveted 1st Place overall trophy.
The team is comprised of Edisson Yunga, Maribel Ramirez, Matthew Regalado, Juan Peralta, Fabricio Fernandes, McCarthy Oliveira, Omar Guachun, Nancy Aldana, Matthew Cisewski, Kiandry Marte, and Kimberly Macancela. Team photo/videographer was Samantha Lassen.
Below is the list of the cadets and the medals that they individually won for each event. The competition team is made up of the following cadets-
Rapid Deployment- 1st Place Yunga, Ramirez, Regalado, Peralta, Fernandes, and Guachun
Hostage Rescue- 1st Place Yunga, Ramirez, Peralta, Aldana, Marte, Macancela
Officer Down- 2nd Place Ramirez, Regalado, Peralta, Cisewski, Marte, Macancela
Drug Warrant Execution- 2nd Place Yunga, Regalado, Peralta, Fernandes, Guachun, Aldana
Hogan’s Alley- 3rd Place Fernandes, Cisewski
Sniper Challenge- 3rd Place Guachun, Cisewski