The Police Explorer program is designed for young men and
women between the ages of 14-21 who have an interest in Law Enforcement.The exploring program is coordinated through
Learning for Life, which has a variety of Explorer Programs available in many
different career fields.Explorers
participate in ride alongs with police officers, attend regular monthly
training classes, perform community service, and assist the police department
and City with a wide variety of activities throughout the year.Explorers are provided exposure to training
in many of the same areas that full time officers are, with the hope that the
experience will help these young men and women make a career choice.The program is designed to build leadership
skills and provide hands on experience in career fields they are interested in.
The Brighton Police Explorer Post attends several regional
and national Explorer Conferences where Explorers are given the opportunity to
meet other Explorers from around the country and test the skills they have
The Explorer Program is run by advisors, who are full time
police officers with the City of Brighton.The advisors serve as mentors and role models to the explorers.The advisors for the program are Sergeant
Monce Portillo, Corporal Justin Stadler, Detective
Justin Moore, Officer Keith Soustek and Officer Valerie Rice.
Please contact Detective Justin Moore with any questions you
Chief Clint Blackhurst
with the Explorer Post at the Explorer Academy Graduation, July 2015
Explorers at the 2015
LEEPAAC Regional Competition in Gunnison, Colorado.