Police Explorers are youth ranging in age from 14 years to 20 years. Typical participation includes ride-a-longs with officers, assisting in records management, crime analysis, communications, and other areas of the department. Explorers are required to wear a uniform, which they purchase when accepted into the program. Program participation includes a mandatory monthly meeting and other duties as they arise.
Explorers obtain training to assist them in possible Law Enforcement careers to include but not limited to, traffic control, report writing, fingerprinting, and many other Law Enforcement related topics.
Applying for the Program Applications can be picked up at the Police Department lobby at
7301 Hanna St.
Gilroy, CA 95020