Cherokee Reserve members who participated in the annual shooting competition in Des Moines include l to r: Sgt. Brett Gannon - Cherokee Police Department reserve liaison, Rod Fitzgerald, John Woods, Doug Goebel, Cory Bouchard, Brent Neslon, Mike Rupp, John York, Steve Bouchard, Nick Hesse and Rich Case.(Photo by Ken Ross)
Last fall the Cherokee Police Reserves went to Des Moines to compete in the annual Police Reserve Competition shoot. The group of 11 reserves competed in three different categories at six levels of competition: duty handgun, duty shotgun and the team shoot.
In the new shooter competition, Cory Bouchard placed second in duty handgun and second place in duty shotgun. John York placed third in duty handgun (new shooter competition). Brent Nelson placed second in duty handgun (sharp-shooter competition). For the team competition the reserve group placed fifth overall.