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Sheriff's Office seeks youth for Explorers program
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Sheriff's Office seeks youth for Explorers program

From the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office:


Spokane County Sheriff’s Explorer Program Needs You!!


Spokane County Sheriff’s Explorer Program is accepting application from young adults (16-21) who want to serve their community and are interested in learning about a career in Law Enforcement.


The purpose of the Sheriff’s Explorer Program is to familiarize young adults about the career of Law Enforcement and the importance of serving your community. It is designed to teach individuals interested in this career field while promoting communication, leadership, civic duty, honor and understanding between Law Enforcement personnel and the community.


The Spokane County Sheriff's Office Explorers program provides a valuable learning environment in which Explorers gain practical experience in most of the law enforcement curricula. Here are some but not all of the areas of training:


  • Firearms
  • Traffic Control
  • Collision Investigation
  • Radio Procedures
  • Leadership/Communication
  • Building Searches
  • Criminal Laws & Procedures
  • Defensive Tactics and much more

Explorers meet every 1st, 3rd and 5th Wednesday of each month. Interested applicants must be 16-21-years-old, pass a background check, maintain a 2.5 GPA or better in school and willing to donate at least 14 hours a month to the program.


This is a great opportunity for young people to learn about law enforcement while helping their community. If you have any questions, feel free to call 509-477-3242, email them at explorers@spokanesheriff.org or take a look at their website at www.spokaneexplorers.com.

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