Explorer Post 180

Explorers have a unique opportunity to serve their community by volunteering with the Tucson Police Department.

Minimum requirementsExplorers photo

  • Be 14 to 20 years of age
  • Have a parent or guardian's permission if you're under 18
  • Commit to maintain a C average or better in school
  • Have a strong interest in learning about law enforcement and serving the community
  • Be dedicated and attend at least 50% of Explorer functions and meetings
  • Have no felony or serious misdemeanor arrests
  • Prior police contact is not disqualifying. Candidates will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Additional requirements

You must complete a two-week summer academy to be eligible for the following:

  • Participate in ride-alongs with Tucson Police Officers
  • Community Ride Alongs
  • Community Service
  • Investigations 
  • Travel to competitions in other states

Contact us:   Sgt. Armando Olivas


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