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.
How 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
Must attend at least one explorer meeting prior to applying