Law Enforcement Career Exploring


Police Explorers

Gerardo Zaragoza
The San Luis Police Explorer Post #8044 is committed to molding young adults into career professionals. Our efforts focus on developing the skills necessary for success in any vocation, while instilling the values of personal integrity, service to ones community and being part of something bigger than yourself.

Law Enforcement Career Exploring is open to young men and women ages 14 (and completed the 8th grade) and not yet 21 years old with an interest in learning more about careers in the field of Law Enforcement.
Law Enforcement Exploring provides educational training programs for young adults on the purposes, mission, and objectives of law enforcement. The program provides career orientation experiences, leadership opportunities, and community service activities. The primary goals of the program are to help young adults choose a career path within law enforcement and to challenge them to become responsible citizens of their communities and the nation.

If you are interested in becoming a SLPD Explorer, please stop by the police department and complete an Explorer Application or you can download the form and take it to our office.

Requirements

  • No felony / misdemeanor convictions (Juvenile Record)
  • Minimum age 14-21
  • School Grade Checks no lower than a C.

All applicants for this program are interviewed and placed in positions that are vacant to the explorer program at the time. It is a normal part of the San Luis Police Department’s procedure to perform backgrounds checks on any applicants. The San Luis Police Explorers perform a variety of tasks and become trained on the following: first aid, defensive tactics, traffic control, physical conditioning and among several other variety of skills.

Detective

Ernesto Prieto

Ernesto Prieto
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School Resource Officer

Gerardo Zaragoza

Gerardo Zaragoza
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