Two retired and one active duty law enforcement officers, all from El Dorado County, participated in bench press at the recent United States Police and Fire Championships in San Diego.
Frank Rodriguez, 48, representing Placerville CHP with a body weight of 198 pounds, bench pressed 401 pounds to win the gold for the 45-49 age group.
Retired Los Angeles Police Depart. Tom Vigen, 73, won the gold for the 70-74 age division/181-198 class. Vigen bench pressed 308 pounds with a body weight of 184 pounds.
Walt Finn, weighing 178 pounds, took silver for the 55-59 age group. Finn, 55, a retired Alameda County Sheriff, hoisted 265 pounds.