During the 2017 fourth quarter, the Merced CHP Explorer Post, continued to assist the Merced Sheriff’s Department with security at the Le Grand High School Football games. The post assisted with traffic control at the United States Federal Penitentiary- Atwater annual Halloween Hunted House Festival and at the annual Merced Turkey Trot Run. The Merced CHP Explorer Post ALSO assisted with the Tres Amigos Car Dealership Child Car seats event where over 65 car seats were installed. The explorers also assisted with the annual Starbucks-CHP Toy Drive and the Wreaths Across Ceremony at the San Joaquin National Cemetery. With a new year coming, the new explorers will be having Level I and Level II training.