Following a two-year hiatus the Douglas Police Explorers are looking to start up again.
What is a police explorer program? It is a training program that educates young men and women on the purpose, mission and objectives of law enforcement agencies. It also provides an opportunity for service, practical experiences, competition and recreation in addition to helping individuals become better citizens and community members.
Candidates must be between the ages of 14-20; maintain a 2.0 cumulative grade point average; have no prior conviction for criminal offense or serious traffic offense; be alcohol and drug free.
There are accommodations for those with special needs and financial difficulties.
A yearly registration fee of $25 will be required,
The program is working in conjunction with the Boy Scouts of America.
Anyone wanting more information on the Police Explorer Program may contact Officer Barrios, Officer Cuevas, Officer Ortega, Officer Villa or Officer Watson at the Douglas Police Department at 417-7550.