Scotts Valley Police Department is Now Accepting Applications for the Police Explorer Program

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THE EXPLORER PROGRAM

The Scotts Valley Police Department is now accepting applications for the Police Explorer program.

We will be hosting an OPEN HOUSE on October 19th from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Scotts Valley Police Department.  At the OPEN HOUSE, we will present a detailed explanation and demonstration of how our program works, give applications and answer questions.  Parents are encouraged to attend.

Being a Police Explorer provides an opportunity to educate and involve young adults in police work. Many law enforcement agencies utilize Explorers to assist with crime prevention, traffic control, telecommunications, and community policing projects. These activities are performed under the supervision of police department personnel which demonstrates that being an Explorer can not only provide young adults with insight on a career in law enforcement but it also gives them a lesson in community involvement and service.

HOW TO JOIN

IN ORDER TO QUALIFY AS AN EXPLORER CANDIDATE YOU MUST MEET THE
FOLLOWING QUALIFICATIONS:

14 – 20 YEARS OF AGE
Email your application and essay of why you want to be a Police Explorer
(preferably as a PDF or Word file) to [email protected] or drop it off
at the Scotts Valley Police Department.

BE PRESENTLY ENROLLED IN SCHOOL WITH AT LEAST A “C” AVERAGE

FOR MORE INFORMATION
CONTACT Detective Efraim Contreras
SCOTTS VALLEY POLICE DEPARTMENT
(831) 440-5655
EMAIL – [email protected]

IF ACCEPTED:
EXPLORERS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND MONTHLY TRAINING MEETINGS, MAINTAIN A UNIFORM PROVIDED BY THIS DEPARTMENT AND BE AVAILABLE FOR SPECIAL EVENTS AND OTHER POLICE FUNCTIONS AS NEEDED.

PLEASE VISIT THE SCOTTS VALLEY POLICE DEPARTMENT WEBSITE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THE EXPLORER PROGRAM at www.scottsvalleypd.com/police-explorer

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