Tucson Police Explorer Post #180

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


Minimum Requirements

  • You must be 14 years of age and have completed the 8th grade or 15-20 years of age. If you are under the age of 18, you must have permission from your parent/guardian.
  • You must maintain a “C” average or better in school.
  • NO felony or serious misdemeanor arrests on your record.


  • You must have a strong interest in learning about Law Enforcement. If you’re interested in becoming a Tucson Police Explorer, you must be dedicated and attend at least 75 percent of ALL Explorer functions and meetings. The Tucson Police Explorer Post #180 is service oriented. Because of this, you must have a strong interest in community service.

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

Participate as an explorer in ride-alongs with Tucson Police Officers

  • Travel to competitions in other states
  • Process for promotional opportunities within the post. 

Contact Us

Tucson Police Department

270 S Stone Ave. 

Tucson, AZ 85701