EXPLORER POST 720

POLICE EXPLORER PROGRAM

  • The primary purpose of the Police Explorer program is to provide young adults, ages 14-20, with an interest in a law enforcement career with some hands-on experience in the field.
  • This program allows Explorers to participate in law enforcement training exercises, physical fitness activities, patrol ride alongs, competition events, community-oriented events and other related duties as needed.
  • Additionally, the program promotes personal growth through character development, responsibility, respect for the rule of law, physical fitness, teamwork, good citizenship and patriotism.
  • The primary goals of the program are to help young adults choose a career path within law enforcement and to challenge them to become responsible citizens of their communities and the nation.

 

  • How will this program benefit young adults?
  • Exposure to various law enforcement careers and to have positive interaction with law enforcement professionals.
  • Interpersonal growth through:
  • Self-discipline
  • Teamwork
  • Challenging experiences
  • High standards of performances
  • Personal conduct
  • Enhances character development and improved physical and mental fitness.

REQUIREMENTS

  • AGES BETWEEN 14-20
  • LIVES WITHIN THE CITY OF MENIFEE or
  • ATTENDS A MENIFEE SCHOOL or
  • CHILDREN OF CITY OF MENIFEE EMPLOYEES
  • GPA 2.0
  • GOOD MORAL CHARACTER
  • PASS AN ORAL INTERVIEW AND BACKGROUND CHECK
  • SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE 8 WEEK RECRUITMENT PROGRAM (PARAMILITARY) AND 6 MONTH PROBATIONARY PERIOD
  • DEDICATE A MINIMUM OF 6 HOURS A MONTH
  • ATTEND A POLICE EXPLORER ACADEMY WITHIN THE 1ST YEAR OF APPOINTMENT

8 WEEK RECRUITMENT PROGRAM

  • WILL BE BI-WEEKLY FOR 8 WEEKS
  • MEETINGS WILL BE THURSDAYS FROM 1800-2100 HOURS
  • DRILL
  • RADIO CODES TEST
  • POLICE CODES TEST
  • PHYSCIAL AGILITY TEST, PUSHUPS, SITUPS, 1-MILE RUN
  • BASIC POLICE TRAINING COURSES

POLICE EXPLORER ACTIVITIES

  • POLICE EXPLORERS WILL MEET THE 2ND AND 4TH THURSDAYS OF EACH MONTH (EXCLUDING HOLIDAYS)
  • BASIC POLICE PROCEDURES
  • PARTICIPATE IN SCENARIOS
  • ASSIST IN POLICE TRAINING
  • WILL ASSIST IN COMMUNITY EVENTS
  • NATIONAL NIGHT OUT
  • DUI/CDL CHECK POINTS
  • INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION
  • SHOP WITH A COP
  • MENIFEE BETTER TOGETHER EVENTS
  • COMPETITIONS
  • RIDE-ALONGS

 

If you have any further questions, please contact Lieutenant Valle or Sergeant Higgins via email at:

explorerpost720@menifeepolice.org

 

If you are interested in participating, or interested in your child participating in our program, please join us for an orientation meeting on one of the following dates:

 

April 20, 2022, from 6pm-7pm
Hans Christensen Middle School 27625 Sherman Rd Menifee, CA 92586
April 22, 2022, from 6pm-7pm
Bell Mountain Middle School 28525 La Piedra Rd Menifee, CA 92584
April 25, 2022, from 6pm-7pm
Menifee Valley Middle School—26255 Garbani Rd Menifee, CA 92584
April 27, 2002, 6pm-7pm
Quail Valley Elementary School—23757 Canyon Heights Dr Menifee, CA 92587

 

(A parent orientation meeting is mandatory for participation in our program)