Dalton Firefighter Places In Georgia Police And Fire Games

Monday, June 17, 2013

The Georgia Police and Fire Games held the Toughest Overall Competitor event Monday.  The event features a challenging obstacle course and a 1.7 mile run.

Officer Valerian Khoshtariya with the Chamblee Police Department took first place with a time of 19:25.  Firefighter Douglas Kerns with the Dalton Fire Department took second place with a time of 20:12 and Officer Mike Baller with the Chamblee Police Department came in third with a time of 20:28. 

The Dalton Police Department had two officers in the field, Officer Serena Martin (35:10) and Officer Jason Thompson (24:52).  Dalton Firefighter Josh Shoemaker finished the course in 24:21.   

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