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Explorer Activities

National Law Enforcement Explorer Activities Training

Weekly or bi-monthly administrative and training

Patrol "ride-a-longs"

Community Service

Honor Guards

Search and Rescue (some ESAR posts specialize in this)

Radio Procedure (how to properly use police radios)

Traffic Stops (how to perform traffic stops)

High Risk Car Stops (how to pull over a vehicle deemed wanted for
felony or violent crimes)

Building/ Cell Searches (how to search structures for people or

Crime Scene Investigations (how to search for log, and process
evidence such as fingerprints and DNA)

Arrest Control (how to properly defend oneself and arrest a suspect)

Active Shooter how to engage a gunman in high-risk situations)

Hostage Negotiations (taking control of a situation through

Report Writing (how to properly write a police report)

Domestic Disputes (how to handle domestic conflicts)

Weapon Training (Baton, Firearms, Aerosol Control Device (in most
cases, Oleoresin Capsicum), Electronic Control Devices)

911 Disconnect Call (how to approach an unknown call)

Signal 13 Calls(how to approach a S 13 properly) Bomb Threat
Response (how to approach the situation with officer safety)

Burglary In Progress

Emergency Field First Aid

Shoot / Don't Shoot

 Online Services
\ Crime Reports
Crime Reports allows residents to stay informed about crime in your neighborhood. This is a great community awareness tool to target a specific location and timeframe. Log on HERE to be more informed.
Sexual Predators
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement opens this resource to users in order to enter any address in Florida and search the Florida Sexual Offender/Predator Registry. A map is also available. Log on HERE to start the search.
Purchase Accident Reports
If you need to obtain an accident report that occurred in the City of Winter Haven, you can obtain one from the convenience of your home. Click HERE to begin a search for the report. (Please note there may be a fee associated with this service)
Inmate Search
All arrestees in Polk County are taken to the Polk County Jail and booked into that facility. Click HERE to access the Polk County Sheriff's site for inmate information.


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