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Police Explorer Program


The Longmont Police Department is currently accepting applications for this program.

The role of a police explorer at the Longmont Police Department is to gain practical experience in policing, engage Explorer in property and evidencein a program of activities, experience positive leadership from adult and youth leaders and be given an opportunity to take on leadership roles. In return, the Explorer program offers young men and women, ages 14-21, the chance to experience police career opportunities. The program's emphasis is on student career opportunities, service learning, leadership experience, life skills, and character education.

The police department is interested in students who have a history of giving back to the community, integrity, strong work ethic, good communication skills, as well as compassion and a commitment to the community. Interested students must complete an application; pass a background investigation and drug testing. Students must have a 2.0 GPA.

Download the brochure for the Explorer Program (pdf, 150kb) for more information.

The volunteer application can be returned to the Longmont Department of Public Safety, Public Safety Outreach Manager, 225 Kimbark St., Longmont, CO 80501 (2nd Floor - Administration).

If you have questions regarding this application or the Explorer volunteer program,

please contact Detective Mark Cooper at 303 - 651 - 8570.