The Explorer Program
Law enforcement exploring is a career-oriented program for young men and women, established and charted by "Learning for Life Exploring." The program provides young people the opportunity to explore the criminal justice system and careers in law enforcement. Through hands-on training and classroom lectures, a genuine understanding of law enforcement is gained. Good character, leadership, and citizenship skills are formed. Police officers also share their knowledge and skills with interested youth through the program.
There are 40,000 young Americans across the United States who participate in national Law Enforcement Explorer Programs, which are organized into chapters or posts.
Post #1218 meets every other Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. These meetings provide the Explorer with exposure to careers in the field of of law enforcement and training in police procedures such as: arrest and searches, traffic control, crime prevention, accident investigation, fingerprinting, court procedures, traffic enforcement and radio communications.
Membership Requirement / Procedures
Must be 14-21 years of age
Have good moral character and personal habits
Comply with all rules and regulations of the Post's Operational Manual