Explorer Post

Youth Organization
The High Point Police Explorer Post No. 94 is a youth organization with in the High Point Police Department. Young men and women between the ages of 15 and 21 learn about a career in Law Enforcement. While in the process of learning, members contribute many hours of Community Service within the Police Department.

Membership Requirements
Membership is open to young adults in greater High Point and surrounding areas who meet the minimum eligibility requirements, such as:
  • Clean criminal record
  • Good moral character
  • Maintaining a C average in school
Most participants plan a career in Law Enforcement, but such plans are not necessary.
Participation
In addition to community service projects, Explorer Members assist with traffic and crowd control at various events and participate in the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Adopt-A-Highway project. Explorer Members may also participate in the Department’s Ride-A-long program in order to observe Police Officers in the performance of their duties. While riding, Explorers also assist Officers with duties that can be handled by non-sworn employee. Our Explorers regularly attend state and national competitions for valuable training and critiques by federal Law Enforcement Officials.

Meetings
The High Point Police Explorer Post No. 94 meets year round. These meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Monday night of each month from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.. Meetings are held at the Police Departments Training Facility on Habersham.

Class Room Topics
Meetings consist of class room learning with:
  • Arrest
  • Building Searched
  • Crime Scene Investigations
  • Domestic Violence
  • Searching and Handcuffing Techniques
  • Traffic Control
  • Traffic Stops
  • Just to name a few
Saturday Meetings
During the summer months, Meetings will also be held on a predetermined Saturday. These meetings are held for more hands on scenarios of the topic at hand. Saturday meetings usually run longer and are held at different locations.