Explorers will compete in numerous law enforcement events throughout Georgia and a National competition in Gatlinburg Tennessee. These competitions consist of building searches, firearms, felony traffic stops, and crime scene processing.
Explorers tour the facilities of the Gwinnett Police Department (Accident Investigations, Criminal Investigations, ID, Records, Gwinnett County Jail, Aviation, K-9, and more), as well as learn the importance of each unit.E
Explorer Post 552
The Gwinnett County Police Crime Prevention Unit hosts and supports Explorer Post 552 which is sponsored by Learning For Life of the Boy Scouts of America. The Gwinnett County Police Dept. provides the training and equipment used by the Explorer Post. The Post is run and organized by Post members and advised by members of the Gwinnett County Police Dept. A one time fee of only $60 per member is for equipment and training.
Explorer meetings are held every Thursday from 7:00pm to 9:00pm at the Gwinnett County East Precinct and Crime Prevention Unit at 2273 Alcovy Road, just off of Highway 316 (University Parkway) and Harbins Road. Classes and practical exercises included:
- Criminal and Traffic Law
- Traffic Stops -Domestic Violence
- Officer Survival
- Crime Scene-Mobile Field Force
- Arrests-Defensive Tactics
- Personal Communication
In addition to classes, scenarios and training, Explorers have the opportunity to work with various community programs and organizations. Because helping the community is a vital role of a police officer, Explorers will be given many opportunities to serve and help the public.
Anyone between the ages of 14 to 21* No criminal record* Advisor interview* One time only $60 enrollment and equipment fee
Apply today for this award winning program
Call Cpl. Richard Acevedo at 678.226.7759 or email your name, address, and phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org
Gwinnett County Police
854 Winder Highway
Lawrenceville, GA 30045
We require an application be completed prior to admittance. We also perform a background check on all applicants.