The Explorers program is part of the Boy Scouts of America but is distinctively different from scouting. It's developed and supervised by local organization and provides an opportunity for young people to explore a particular career area.
Sedona Police Explorer Post 7100 is a community-based policing program. We educate and involve young men and women in police operations and spark interest in law enforcement. Our members become involved in community activities such as the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and National Night Out.
The program is open to young men and women. Qualifications for the SPD Explorers program:
- Be between the ages of 14-21 (14 years old is acceptable only if you have graduated from eighth grade)
- Have good moral character Remain in school while in the program or until graduation Maintain a C average (70%) or higher
- Not have a serious police record
- Be able to attend weekly Explorer meetings
- Be willing to volunteer your time to attend Explorer functions
- Be willing to commit to the Explorer Code and exemplify the professional image of the Sedona Police Department.
For more information contact Sgt. Bill Knuth at the Sedona Police Department at 928-282-3100.
2017 Law Enforcement Explorers Conference
Our team will travel to Las Vegas for the conference and competition June 10, 2017 with new uniforms donated by Propper Tactical Gear and Arms Unlimited Law Enforcement Supply. Special thanks to Newport Beach, California, Officer and Explorer Post Advisor Michael Fletcher for helping secure the donation.
Chandler Explorer Competition 2010
During the Martin Luther King weekend, 7 explorers and 2 advisors attended the yearly Chandler Explorer Competition. This competition tests the explorers teamwork and skills with tactical related events. There were approximately 700 Explorers from California to Minnesota that attended this competition.
The Sedona Police Explorers excelled in their teamwork and received a first place trophy in an event entitled Hogan's Alley and a second place trophy in the Incident Command Scenario. We have attended the competition for several years and have won second place trophies and third place trophies on several occasion but this is the first time in the 10 year history of the Sedona Explorers program that we took home a first place trophy from the Chandler Competition. We are extremely proud of our Explorers for how they performed and for how they represented the Sedona Police Department while they were in Chandler.
The Sedona Police Department's Explorer Post 7100 meets at the Sedona Police Department located at 100 Roadrunner Drive in Sedona.The meetings generally last from one and a half to two hours. At the meetings an Explorer advisor will meet with you to answer any questions you might have and help you with the application process.
If you meet the qualifications for an Explorer, you will receive an application form and Background Authorization Form. After the successful completion of the background process, you will become an Explorer.