TBD—late spring 2020
Learn how to become a TPD Explorer.
Youth ages 14-20 are encouraged to attend with their parent or guardian.
Explorers are afforded a unique opportunity to serve their local community by volunteering with the Tucson Police Department.
- Be 14 years of age and have completed the 8th grade or be 15-20 years of age
- Must have permission from your parent or guardian if you are under 18
- Maintain a C average or better in school
- Have a strong interest in learning about law enforcement and performing community service. Tucson Police Explorer Post #180 is community service oriented.
- Be dedicated and attend at least 75 percent of ALL Explorer functions and meetings
- Have NO felony or serious misdemeanor arrests on your record. **THIS INCLUDES NO ALCOHOL OR DRUG OFFENSES**
You must also attend and complete a one-week summer academy to be eligible for the following:
- Participate in ride-alongs with Tucson Police Officers
- Travel to competitions in other states
- Seek promotional opportunities within the post
Tucson Police Department
270 S. Stone Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701