Law Enforcement Exploring is the preeminent career orientation and experience program for young people contemplating a career in law enforcement or a related field in the criminal justice system. Its mission is to offer young adults, 14 and have completed the eighth grade and not yet 21 years old, a personal awareness of the criminal justice system through training, practical experiences, competition, and other activities.
Additionally, the program promotes personal growth through character development, respect for the rule of law, physical fitness, good citizenship and patriotism.
All Exploring programs are based on the following five areas of emphasis:
- Career Opportunities
- Life Skills
- Character Education
- Leadership Experience
Explorers everything from how to communicate on the radio to conducting a Felony Traffic Stop, then travel to various competitions where the Explorers are able to test their skills against other Explorer POST. Villa Rica Police Explorer POST 314 has been very successful in competition taking home many first place and top placement awards.
Meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Thursday’s of the month from 5:00-8:00 pm at the Villa Rica Police Department.
For more information please contact Cpl. Moore at [email protected] or Officer Rowan at [email protected] or they may be reached at 770-459-5149.