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Explorer Program



What Is Police Exploring?

The primary purpose of the Police Explorer program is to provide young adults with an interest in a law enforcementcareer with some hands on experience.

Police exploring is for young adults who want to be where the action is, and to be a part of it.  If you want to discover the world and yourself, if you believe that the world could be better than it should become an Explorer!

Explorer Post 160:

The Pomona Police Explorer Program is designed to provide young adults from the ages of 14-20 years old with hands on experience in law enforcement. This program allows Explorers to participate in law enforcement training exercises, physical fitness activities, patrol ride alongs, competition events, community oriented events and other related duties as needed.

Although most Police Explorers express interest in a future career in law enforcement, this program focuses on teaching responsibility, commitment, integrity, drive, resilience and other qualities to be successful in life.      

Applicants must meet the following:

*14 years to 20 years of age

*At least 2.0 GPA or High School Diploma

*Show good judgment

*No Gang affiliations

*Successfully Pass Structured Interview and background check

*Complete Explorer Academy within the first year of becoming an Explorer Recruit

For further questions, comments or concerns please contact the Pomona Police Department Training Center Coordinator at:

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(909) 620-3641

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Click here to access the recruit application

Explorer Activities

Explorer training is in the field of law enforcement and has been developed to provide the explorer with a basic
understanding of the many services necessary in order to function as a public safety agency.

Much of the training will help the Explorers to gain a better understanding of themselves and the people as a police
agency must serve.

As a part of the training, the Explorer will receive many job assignments in various areas throughout the department
Patrol ride-a-longs, traffic control, searches, jail procedures, report writing, communications, records, community

Along with the training the Explorer will be expected to participate in many other Post activities such as:  Drill team,
field trips to other agencies, parades, L.A. County Fair missing children detail, and other activities planned by the

What You Will Learn:

Teamwork, Confidence, Discipline, First Aid, Traffic Control, Self Defense, Report Writing, Penal Code...

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