Wednesday, February 21, 2007
Become a Police Explorer
Q: My son is interested in finding out if there is a program for junior-High school students to learn more about the police.

A: He is in luck. The SBPD features our Explorer Program, which is targeted at kids from 14-21 years old who have an intertest in law enforcement as a possible careeer choice. The program meets usually twice a month at the central police station. The Explorers are involved in many community activities, fundraising, police training, scenarios, and other hands on training to give them a chance to see what happens on the job, including the ability to do police ridealongs if they are over 18 years old and meet other criteria. I also work as an advisor to our post and was a member of the program many years ago as well. It can be a great way to determine police work as a future career path. Take a look at our Explorer page for more info and who to contact!
posted by South Bend Police Department @ 11:36 PM  

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