D.C.S.O. Explorer Post 29

What is an Explorer? 

Explorers LogoWe train explorers to respond to virtually any call or situation the modern police officer may respond to using proper tactics, techniques, and law application while following the legal and moral standards that govern today's police officers.

Our Mission

  1. Gain exposure to various criminal justice careers and to have positive interaction with law enforcement professionals. 
  2. Obtain “hands-on” experience and awareness of the criminal justice system, thereby helping an Explorer make an informed  decision on a career in law enforcement or a related field. 
  3. Benefit from interpersonal growth through self-discipline, teamwork, challenging experiences, and high standards of performance and personal conduct.
  4. Enhance character development and improve physical and mental fitness. 
  5. Learn responsibility to self and others through leadership
  6. Serve their community by volunteering within the community 

What will you learn?  

 Explorers will train for competitions in the  following categories :

  •  Active Shooter
  • Arrest Search Warrants
  • Bomb Threat
  • Burglary In-Progress
  • Crime Prevention
  • Crime Scene Search
  • Crisis Negotiations
  • Domestic Crisis Intervention
  • Gang Activity
  • Intoxicated Driver
  • Officer Down-Rescue
  • Robbery In-Progress
  • Suicidal/Mentally Unstable Person
  • Traffic Accident Investigation
  • Felony Traffic Stop
  • Misdemeanor Traffic Stops
  • Unknown call
  • White Collar Crime
  • Homicide Investigation 

 Requirements:

  • 14-20 years of age
  • Passing Grade in all classes
  • No criminal record
  • Pass a physical
  • Pass review board
  • Maintain appearance and demeanor in keeping with the standards set forth by the Post 
  • Successfully complete a probationary period of 180 days. 

If interested please contact:

Deputy Amber Vance
940-349-1549
Amber.Vance@dentoncounty.gov