Explorers Program

Mansfield Police Department Explorer badgeLaw Enforcement Explorer Post 1601

The Mansfield Police Department, in cooperation with Scouts BSA subsidiary Learning for Life, sponsors a Law Enforcement Explorer Post for youth ages 14 to 20 interested in a career in law enforcement.

We use our Pride, Honor and Integrity to create leaders and future law enforcement officers. The post meets every Tuesday evening. For more information, contact our Community Resources Division at 817-276-4725.


Law Enforcement Explorer participants:

  • gain exposure to various criminal justice careers and have positive interaction with law enforcement professionals.
  • obtain "hands-on" experience and awareness of the criminal justice system, thereby helping Explorers to make an informed decision on a career in law enforcement or a related field.
  • receive comprehensive career-focused training that in many cases qualifies for academic credit (i.e. career education credit).
  • Explorer Rappelingreceive preparation for career-related college degree programs and other advanced education opportunities.
  • benefit from interpersonal growth through self-discipline, teamwork, challenging experiences and high standards of performance and personal conduct.
  • gain enhanced character development and improved physical and mental fitness.
  • learn responsibility to self and others through leadership opportunities.
  • obtain community service and networking experience by assisting sponsoring agency in a supplementary law enforcement and liaison capacity.
  1. Douglas Kerr

    Douglas (Trey) Kerr

    Police Officer

Police Explorers with Officer
Officers standing with an Explorer