What Do Law Enforcement Explorers Do

Law Enforcement Explorer Posts conduct a variety of programs and projects featuring safety, training, and service. Explorers have opportunities to learn about the requirements of Law Enforcement careers and gain firsthand work experience. The following are program and project ideas that integrate Exploring's six experience areas:

  1. Career
  2. Leadership
  3. Social
  4. Service
  5. Outdoor
  6. Personal Fitness & Development
  7. Law Enforcement Academy


  • Achieve a better understanding of America's social, economic and Governmental systems
  • Gain insight and practical experience in careers:
    • Accident investigation and forms
    • Crime scene investigation and photography
    • Criminal investigation
    • Crowd control procedures
    • Custody
    • Defensive weapons
    • Domestic complaints
    • Fingerprinting
    • The history of law enforcement
    • Homicide
    • Introduction to law enforcement
    • Note taking skills
    • Organized crime
    • Patrol procedures
    • Riot control procedures
    • Search and arrest procedures
    • Traffic control and radar operations
    • Vice and narcotics
    • Weapons safety