Explorer Post 1096
The Round Rock Police Explorer Program introduces young men and women to the police profession and acquaints them with the nature and complexity of law enforcement. The program encourages them to seek careers in law enforcement, while giving them a solid foundation upon which to build if they pursue a law enforcement career. The program also provides a prospective employer with a source of evaluation -at little or no expense- for an Explorer that seeks employment as a Police Officer.
Becoming a member
To participate the qualifications are:
Must be between the ages of 14 and 20,
Must be able to attend weekly meeting on Monday nights between the hours of 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
To provide a program of training that educates young adults on the purpose, mission and objectives of law enforcement agencies.
To provide an opportunity for service, practical experiences, competition and recreation.
To help prepare Explorers become better citizens and community membership through character development, physical fitness, good citizenship and patriotism.
A well-managed Law Enforcement Explorer Post can have a positive influence on the department and the community through demonstration of many valuable contributions that be offered by Explorers. Exploring provides the law enforcement profession an opportunity to further an investment in its own future through constructive relationships with young adults contemplating a career in the field of criminal justice.
The Explorer Program is an official department-sponsored program. For further information, please contact either Lieutenant Jess Eckard, Officer Riley Stowe, Officer Rigo Valles or Officer Dee Carver by e-mail or by phone at (512) 218-5500. The Round Rock Police Department Explorer Post is chartered by the Boy Scouts of America, though the Chief of Police is the final authority regarding any aspect of the programís administration