Explorer Post 714
The Law Enforcement Explorer Post helps youth gain insight into a variety of programs that offer hands-on career activities. For young men and women who are interested in careers in the field of law enforcement. Exploring offers experiential learning with lots of fun-filled, hands-on activities that promote the growth and development of adolescent youth.
Law Enforcement Explorers are youth volunteers and are often associated with their local police department. The Explorer program is nationally sponsored by Boy Scout of America. The Exploring program’s purpose is to provide experiences that help young people mature and to prepare them to become responsible and caring adults.
Law Enforcement Exploring is a worksite-based program for young men and women who are 14 years of age (completed eighth grade), or 15 years of age but have not yet reached their 21st birthday.
Exploring programs are based on five areas of emphasis: career opportunities, life skills, citizenship, character education, and leadership experience.
- Gain practical knowledge and experience of police work
- Have opportunities to take on leadership roles
- Boost self-confidence and develop physical and mental fitness
- Experience positive social interaction and a desire to help others
- Age 14 (completed 8th grade) or 15 to 20 years of age
- Good moral character
- Passing all classes in school
- Average to good physical fitness
Contact Sgt. Michael Chandler at 432-685-7580 for more information.