Annual Reserve Competition
2010 marked the sixteenth year for the annual Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office Reserve Best of the West firearms competition. The event is held on one day and is open to all reserve officers through out the state of California.
The goal of the event is to promote healthy competition between reservists, sharing of war stories, enjoying a barbecue lunch, receiving training and a chance to walk away with an individual and or team trophy. This event also encourages attendance by spouses, family members and friends. This year there was a static display which included various patrol vehicles both old and new.
This year, a VIP Range gave participants and guests an opportunity to handle and fire several types of unique weapons including machine guns. These included; An AR-15, MP-40, a Beretta 38/42, a H&K MP 5, a H&K 33 and plenty of ammunition.
The 2011 Reserve Best in the West is already being planned as the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office continues it's leadership role in building partnerships within the reserve community.