Explorer Post 602

The Sheriff’s Office recently started an Explorers Program for youths ages 14 to 20 who are interested in law enforcement. At this time we have 14 “Cadets” in training.  Law Enforcement Exploring is a nationally known program used to educate high school aged youth, ages 14 to 20 years old about the career of law enforcement. There are several instances of the program (commonly known as “Explorer Posts”) at agencies all over the United States. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Post 602, is an active post, both in the classroom and soon to be in the community. We promote professionalism and leadership at every meeting we have. This program is a necessity for any individual that is interested in any career in law enforcement.

Law Enforcement Exploring
The purpose of Law Enforcement Exploring is to provide young adults who may be interested in a career in law enforcement with a comprehensive program of training, competition, service, and practical experiences. Character development, physical fitness, good citizenship and patriotism are integral components of the overall program. Through their involvement in the program, Explorers develop an awareness of the purpose, mission, and objectives of law enforcement agencies. The support of the chief executive officer of the agency, along with a dedicated cadre of law enforcement professionals and adult volunteers who provide adult leadership, is essential to the success of any post.