Explorer Program

Explorer Post 531 Group

What is a Police Explorer?

A Police Explorer is a young adult who has a desire to learn about law enforcement as a career through firsthand experience. An Explorer has the opportunity to learn all aspects and functions of the Police Department. This program offers experience in the records unit, front desk, detective unit, traffic enforcement, and a patrol officer's function through the ride-along program.

Explorer arm patchHow Do I Become a Police Explorer?

The minimum qualifications to be a Police Explorer require that participants must:
  • Be between the ages of 14 and 20 1/2 years old
  • Maintain a C or better grade point average
  • Be willing to volunteer a minimum of 10 hours a month of service
  • Have a good moral character and good background

Who Should I Contact?

For more information, please:
  • Contact Officer C. Kirkland at (909) 356-7157 or email
  • Contact Officer D. Romero at (909) 356-7140 or email


  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Every Tuesday (except for holidays)
  • Fontana Police Department 
    17005 Upland Ave. 
    Fontana, CA 92335