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Law Enforcement Explorer Program

Post Date:06/12/2017 9:21 AM


New for 2017 is our Law Enforcement Explorer Program (LEEP). LEEP is designed around a program developed by the Boy Scouts of America and is sponsored by the Garden City Police Department. Post #1911 offers young men and women an opportunity to explore a side of police work they would not normally be exposed to. The goal of the program is to help youth gain insight into a variety of law enforcement activities through hands-on experiences they could not get from other programs or education alone.

The become an Explorer, students must complete and eight week basic training course. To be eligible to participate, students must by between 14 and 21 years-old, enrolled in high school or college, meet criminal background requirements, obtain a personal and professional letter of reference, and complete an interview board. 

Once accepted, students will be trained in:

  • Arrest and Search Procedures
  • Building Searches
  • Traffic Stops
  • Criminal Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Radio Procedures
  • Law Enforcement History
  • Ethics
  • Verbal Judo
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Defensive Tactics
  • Geography
  • Traffic Control