Performance Shooting Challenge Draws 50 Participants

By  //  November 17, 2012

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More Than 50 Participate In Fundraiser

BREVARD COUNTY • PALM BAY, FLORIDA – About 50 shooters – mostly law enforcement officers — competed Friday in the Performance Shooting Challenge, a fundraiser for Florida Partners in Crisis at the Port Malabar Pistol and Rifle Club.

Friday’s Performance Shooting Challenge in Palm Bay helped to raise money for Florida Partners in Crisis, a group dedicated to safer communities. (Image courtesy Florida Partners in Crisis)

Palm Bay Police Chief Doug Muldoon served as chairman.

The following were top finishers:

• IDPA-style action pistol: Michael Wyman, first; Ernie Chang, second; Chris Garrity, third; Armor Correctional Health Services, first; BCSO SWAT team, second; BCSO K9 Aramark team, third.

• 100-yard, long-range rifle: Michael Dana, first; Chris Garrity, Second; Mike Yoho, third; Lake County Sheriff’s Office team, first; South West Florida Sportsman’s Association team (Lee County).

• 300-yard, long-range rifle: Michael Dana, first; John Popejoy, second; Jamie Getford, third; SWFSA team, first; Lake County Sheriff’s team, second.

 Trap: Ernie Chang, first; Jack Turner, second; David Tom, third.

The event also featured CIT Training for Law Enforcement and First Responders, FLPIC Education programs and after a lunch was served, two-hour crisis intervention team instruction was offered.

Florida Partners is Crisis is a statewide organization, based on Merritt Island, that unites representatives of the public and private sector to promote cost-effective use of tax dollars in the treatment of mental illness and substance abuse to help create safer communities.

Its board and membership includes judges, law enforcement officers, mental health and substance abuse treatment providers, prosecutors, public defenders and others.

More information about Florida Partners in Crisis is available at http://www.flpic.org./.


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