Tucson Police Explorer Post 180

Group of Explorers at TPD HQ

Explorers have a unique opportunity to serve their community by volunteering with the Tucson Police Department.

Join Us at Our Next Event

Explorers Info Night Saturday Sept 23 1310 W. Miracle Mile 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm five young Explorers in uniform pictured
View Explorer Information Night flyer(PDF, 2MB)

Minimum requirements

  • Be 14 to 20 years of age
  • Have a parent or guardian's permission if you're under 18
  • Commit to maintain a C average or better in school
  • Have a strong interest in learning about law enforcement and serving the community
  • Be dedicated and attend at least 25% of Explorer functions and meetings
  • Have no felony or serious misdemeanor arrests
  • Prior police contact is not disqualifying. Candidates will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Additional requirements

You must complete a one-week summer academy to be eligible for the following:

  • Participate in ride-alongs with Tucson Police Officers
  • Travel to competitions in other states
  • Seek promotional opportunities within the post

Contact us

Tucson Police Department
270 S. Stone Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701
Sgt. Don Jorgenson (520) 539-6203
Program brochure(PDF, 3MB)

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Contact Us

Emergency: 911

Non-emergency: 520-791-4444

88-CRIME (website)

88-CRIME (520-882-7463)

Human Resources/Recruiting

520-791-COPS (2677) (2677)