Explorer Program
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The Winter Haven Police Department has opened the Explorers program for young men and women who have completed the eighth grade and are 14 years of age or are 15 years of age but have not yet reached their 21st birthday. Law Enforcement Explorer posts help youth to gain insight into a variety of programs that offer hands-on career activities. For young men and women who are interested in careers in the field of law enforcement, Exploring offers experiential learning with lots of fun-filled, hands-on activities that promote the growth and development of adolescent youth.

All Explorer applicants must meet the following requirements:
Be between the ages of 14 and 21

Not have been convicted of any serious crime

Be free of any mental or physical disabilities which would limit participation or place the program and its members in jeopardy of any civil liability

Maintain a minimum of a 2.0 GPA in school

Be willing to abide by the rules and regulations of the Post


What can l expect as a Law Enforcement Explorer?

You can expect to have fun, learn a lot about the field of law enforcement, and to meet some really great people who are interested in helping you learn about the career field of law enforcement. When you become a certified Explorer you will be given a class A uniform, which is similar to that of the police officer.


Explorer Activities  National Law Enforcement Explorer Activities Training
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