Metro Police Accepting New Members For Explorer Program

Program Open To Applicants Ages 16-20

August 14, 2019 - 6:09 am

LAS VEGAS, NV (KXNT) - The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Law Enforcement Explorer program is accepting applications for its fall recruitment class.

This unique career-based program exposes young adults to the realities of a career in policing. Explorers see exactly what it takes to be an officer on the streets, operations within the jail, how to process crime scenes, & how to take 911 emergency calls.

Through weekly meetings at LVMPD Headquarters, members will learn valuable leadership and life skills, make new friends, and interact with the public. 

Now in its 41st year, the LVMPD Law Enforcement Explorer Program offers unparalleled experiences to young, career-minded adults. The program provides valley teens the means and opportunities to share thoughts and ideas with others their age while exploring the various career paths law enforcement has to offer. More importantly, the program is designed to pair teens with mentors who will show them law enforcement from a different perspective in order to build mutual understanding.

To participate in the program a candidate must be between the ages of 16 and 20, be of good moral character, have no felony convictions or lengthy criminal history, must pass a police background investigation, must be motivated and willing to volunteer time in our community.

Additional details including the online application are available This recruitment is limited to the first 200 qualified applicants and will close August 21, 2019 or earlier.