Law Enforcement Explorers

FREE Membership!
Membership is open to UT Dallas students and other DFW Metroplex area college students.

If you are interested in getting involved with this program or applying for membership, please contact Lt. Tim Dorsey at tad081000@utdallas.edu.

How do you benefit?

  • Earn College Credit (up to six credit hours)
  • Service to your community
  • Gain valuable experience and training

Law Enforcement Explorers is part of the Boy Scouts of America's Explorer program division. The Law Enforcement Exploring program is endorsed by federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, the International Association of Chiefs of Police, and the National Sheriff's Association. More than 2,800 police and sheriff's departments have organized Explorer posts specializing in law enforcement. These posts can provide assistance in crime prevention programs and traffic control, and as aides to patrol officers.

Law Enforcement Explorers is a co-ed program for students interested in learning more about a career in law enforcement. This program offers the student an opportunity to gain invaluable experiences, training, and preparation for a law enforcement career.

How Do You Qualify?

Both male and female young adults are encouraged to join. You must meet these criteria:

  • Have a sincere interest in law enforcement
  • Have no serious police record
  • Maintain a neat appearance in compliance with department policies
  • Pass a background check

Projects and Activities

Explorers participate in many projects and activities. Some of these are:

  • Scenario Training
  • Training Seminars
  • Firearms Training
  • Competitions with other posts
  • Crime Prevention Programs
  • Bike Patrol & Campus Escorts
  • Ride-Along Program

Related Links

Circle Ten Council Exploring website
Texas Law Enforcement Explorer Advisor Association