Explorers Program

PD Explorers

Our Mission


The mission of the Explorer Post #2236 is to learn the skills necessary for a career in law enforcement. Our focus is to foster positive character traits such as honesty, integrity, respect, courage and discipline.

Our Vision


“To prepare every eligible youth in America to become a responsible, participating citizen and leader who is guided by the Scout Oath and Law.” – Boy Scout Council of America

Our Values


We promise to uphold the policies and procedures that dictate the Surprise Police Department. We pledge to conduct ourselves in an ethical and honest manner, clearly showing integrity as our code of honor.

Join A Tradition Of Service


Be a positive influence on your community.
Surprise Explorers are developing a tradition of service that positively impacts the lives of every member of our community. This is your chance to become a part of that tradition. 

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  1. Who is Eligible?
  2. Applications
  3. Meetings
Male and female young adults are encouraged to apply, if they:
  • Are 14 to 20 years of age. (14 years old is acceptable only if you have graduated from eighth grade.)
  • Have a good moral character.
  • Remain in school while in the program or until graduation.
  • Maintain a "C" average or higher.
  • Do not have a serious police record.
  • Are able to attend Explorer meetings.
  • Are willing to volunteer your time to attend Explorer functions.
  • Are willing to commit to the Explorer program and exemplify the professional image of the Surprise Police Department.