Police Explorers

What is Law Enforcement Exploring?

Law enforcement exploring is a part of the Boy Scouts of America. It is designed to acquaint young people with the nature and complexity of law enforcement. The purpose is to:

  • Build Individual Character
  • Develop Leadership Skills
  • Develop Leadership Potential
  • Gain Appreciation for Community Service
  • Develop Good Citizenship

Goals and Objectives

The goals and objectives of the Dallas Police Explorer Program are to:

  • Further Explorers Education
  • Encourage the Explorers participation in a wide variety of service activities
  • Enhance the Explorers preparation for future roles as citizens, community members, leaders, and police officers

How Do You Qualify?

Both male and female young adults are encouraged to join. To join you must meet these criteria:

  • Ages 14 and 21 years of age
  • Have a sincere interest in law enforcement
  • Be enrolled in school and maintain a "C" average if in high school
  • Have parental permission if under the age of 17
  • Have no serious police record
  • Be in good health
  • Maintain a neat appearance in compliance with the policies of the department 
  • Pass a background check
  • Pass a structured review board
  • Complete the Basic Explorer Training Program
  • Child must attend two consecutive meetings to receive registration forms (Jr. Explorer and Boy Scout of America application)

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