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DALY CITY POLICE EXPLORER POST #817

The Daly City Police Explorer Post #817 is a volunteer program designed for motivated and service oriented young men and women who have an interest in the field of law-enforcement. Explorers attend meetings twice a month where they receive training in all aspects of law enforcement. We offer essential learning, with lots of fun-filled, hands on training which promotes growth and development in youth. The program builds confidence, enhances leadership skills, and gives Explorers the opportunity to serve their community.

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WHO CAN BE A DALY CITY POLICE EXPLORER?

  • You are between the ages of 14 and 21, and have completed the 8th grade

  • You are enrolled in high school or college and maintaining at least a 2.0 GPA

  • You can commit eight hours of service per month after graduating from the Explorer Academy

  • You have no criminal convictions

  • You are of good moral character

     

WHAT ARE THE DUTIES OF AN EXPLORER?

  • Attend meetings

  • Participate in ride-alongs with police officers

  • Work with D.C.P.D specialized units

  • Participate in civic functions and community events

     

EXPLORER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Explorer Academy Training

  • Participation in local, state, and national competitions

  • Specified hands-on training

  • Network with other Police Explorer Posts

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BENEFITS OF BECOMING AN EXPLORER

  • Training: Patrol procedure, communications, department regulations, criminal law, report writing, the fundamentals of police field work, K-9, physical fitness and more!

  • Community Events: Safety fairs, traffic control, fundraising, car shows, and other community outreach activities.

Meetings are held on the first and third Wednesdays of the month at 6:00 PM at the Daly City Police Department. Please call for an appointment or for further information, please contact Officer Randy Ortiz at (650) 991-8117 or by email at rortiz@dalycity.org.