Tucson Police Explorer Post 180

Explorer Patch


Open House

TBD—late spring 2020

Learn how to become a TPD Explorer.
Youth ages 14-20 are encouraged to attend with their parent or guardian.


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

Minimum Requirements

  • Be 14 years of age and have completed the 8th grade or be 15-20 years of age
  • Must have permission from your parent or guardian if you are under 18
  • Maintain a C average or better in school
  • Have a strong interest in learning about law enforcement and performing community service. Tucson Police Explorer Post #180 is community service oriented.
  • Be dedicated and attend at least 75 percent of ALL Explorer functions and meetings
  • Have NO felony or serious misdemeanor arrests on your record. **THIS INCLUDES NO ALCOHOL OR DRUG OFFENSES**

Additional Requirements

You must also attend and 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

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