Hollister Police Law Enforcement Explorers
Law Enforcement Exploring is a program administered by the Hollister Police Department, in conjunctions with the Boy Scouts of America - Learning For Life Program For youth ages 14-20. The program is designed as a mentorship program for youth who are interested in pursuing a career in Law Enforcement.
The ranks of police departments and sheriff’s offices throughout the country are filled with people who got their start as explorers.
As a Law Enforcement Explorer, you will receive training in areas of the criminal justice system, police patrol procedures, and other related fields.
Police Explorers meet as a unit about once a month for meetings and training, but can interact with members of the Hollister Police Department more regularly as they are trained and certified in areas. Explorers also get to go on ride-a-longs with officers, in uniform, and assist in their patrol duties.
- Be at least 14, and not more than 20 years old at the time of application.
- Have graduated from the 8th grade.
- Be free of any criminal conviction. Subjects on probation or parole are not eligible.
- Have the ability to pass a background check.
- Maintain a “C” (2.0 GPA) standard in all classes.
- Have a willingness to be involved.
- Possess the desire to have fun!
ACTIVITIES AND TRAININGS:
- Monthly meetings that include a training topic.
- The opportunity to participate in the ride-a-long program.
- Physical fitness training.
- Assist with the Department’s public outreach efforts.
- Assist at the San Benito County Fair.
- Traffic control as a fundraiser for the unit.
- Written Application
- Parent’s Information Night Attendance
- Oral Interview
- Background and Reference Check
Applications and more Information can be obtained by contacting
Hollister Police Department Explorers at:
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