Police and Fire cadets from across the county will put their skills together
in an attempt to win the first ever Essex Police and Fire Cadet Challenge.
The games will see 16 teams, made up of cadets from both services, tackling a
specially designed course at Basildon Sporting Village to win the coveted
Different zones will include a road traffic collision, a home safety scene
and a rural crime zone and give the groups the opportunity to share their
learning while working as one team.
The challenge has been created by the Office of Police, Fire and Crime
Commissioner for Essex as a way of demonstrating how both services’ cadets
Roger Hirst, the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Essex, said: “These
games are going to be hugely exciting. One of the most rewarding things about
being PFCC is having the chance to meet our wonderful police and fire cadets
who do so much in their communities.
“They really are fantastic young people and we are hugely proud of them. This
event really will showcase their talents and will be a lot of fun too!”
As well as the games, there will be safety demonstrations, information stalls
and the chance to talk to community safety experts.
The event is open to everyone and free to attend, with the opening ceremony
and heats taking place between 10am – 6pm on Saturday 9 June and the finals
taking place between 10am – 3pm on Sunday 10 June.
Follow the hashtag #PFCCGames across social media on the day to see images
from the event.
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