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LPD Explorers Post 468 announce recruitment

9 March 2012 One Comment

Courtesy Joe Baeza,

 On Saturday, March 10, 2012 the Laredo Police Department will accepting applications for its’ explorer program.  Interested persons may apply at the main police station located at 4712 Maher Avenue between 9 a.m. and noon. 

 Chartered through Boy Scouts of America, Exploring is a work site based program that gives insight and experience to those young men and women considering a career in law enforcement.  It is not a “Boot Camp” for troubled children.  Applicants will have to pass a background investigation and interview board. 

 Minimum requirements include;

  • 15-18 years of age,
  • Have parental permission,
  • Be enrolled in school and passing all subjects,
  • Have no criminal history,
  • Be in good physical health,
  • Be able to attend meetings every Sunday

 Explorers receive classroom and hands-on training in different areas of police work such as;

 Accident Investigation

Arrest, Search & Seizure

Bomb Threat Investigation

Building Search

Crime Prevention

Crime Scene Investigation

Domestic Violence

Felony Stops

First Aid

Hostage Negotiations

Traffic Stops

One Comment »

  • katherine said:

    I thought the age limit for this program was 21.
    Anyways, when do you all recruit again?

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