Explorers 2016-12-30T18:53:11+00:00

explorerExplorers are a division of the Boy Scouts of America for young men and women aged 14 through 20. The purpose of this organization is to bring character building, citizenship training, and a fitness program to the youth of America. Explorer posts are organized by businesses, industries, churches, schools, civic clubs, and community organizations which provide an adult volunteer leader, program resources, and meeting facilities. These posts specialize in a variety of career and recreational programs designed to provide service, social, citizenship, outdoor, career, and fitness activities. Via volunteer Officers, this Department sponsors, maintains, and supervises Law Enforcement Explorer Post 911, which provides its participants with firsthand knowledge of the various aspects of police work. The Explorers cover a broad range of topics during lectures, discussions, and hands on training. Class topics include illegal drugs, searches, proper arrest techniques, traffic laws, traffic stops, fingerprinting, firearm safety and marksmanship, as well as other significant issues and techniques involving law enforcement work.