The Roanoke Police Department is the sponsor of the Law Enforcement Explorer Program. Its purpose is to give young adults in grades 7th through 12th a realistic view of careers in Law Enforcement by interacting with and learning from the entire staff of the Roanoke Police Department. Explorers will receive instruction in all areas of law enforcement including Patrol, Traffic Enforcement, K9, Investigations, Court Proceedings, Communications and Administration. They will be introduced to patrol functions, vehicle operations, radio operations and other areas specific to the function of a law enforcement officer. Explorers will also be exposed to motivational and team building exercises that emphasize physical fitness, situational awareness, problem-solving and memory.  There will be other activities including fishing, volleyball, bicycle riding, basketball, ect. 

Click on the link below for an application for the Explorer Program