Explorer Post

About the Program

The Apex Police Department Explorer Post is an action-oriented, hands-on career discovery program dedicated to preparing young men and women for a career in law enforcement. Law Enforcement Explorers might choose to take part in activities with high schools, court systems and national state and local academies, along with:

  • Crime prevention activities
  • Community policing
  • Fingerprinting
  • Patrol procedures
  • Ride-alongs
  • Traffic control


  • Be able to attend 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 Apex Police Department
  • Have a good moral character
  • Maintain a C grade average or higher
  • Must be 14 - 20 years of age (14 years old is acceptable only if you have graduated from 8th grade)
  • Not have a police record
  • Remain in school while in the program or until graduation

More Information

If you have any questions or want to learn more and apply for the Explorer Program, visit the Apex Explorer Post 380 website.