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Annapolis Police Department had seven Explorers in the program in 2012. 

The Explorers participated in the 2012 National Law Enforcement Explorer Conference at Colorado State University. The explorers participated in a Blood Drive through Red Cross and partnered with Montgomery County Explorers. The Explorers also participated in the Special Olympics Torch Run and assisted with the APD Forensics Camp. They had a total of 509 community service hours in 2012. 

City police seek applicants for Explorers program

The Capital - Posted: Friday, September 14, 2012 11:00 am

ANNAPOLIS - City police are accepting applicants for their Explorers Post 199, a program for young people interested in a career in law enforcement.Police will be accepting applications throughout September. The program is for men and women between ages 14 and 20 who have completed at least the eighth grade.

Participants experience many of phases of police work but are not placed in dangerous situations.
Explorers may perform ride-alongs with officers and assist in traffic control, according to the
program's website.
As part of the program, Explorers compete in scenario-based competitions, both locally and
nationally.

Annapolis Police Department had seven Explorers in the program in 2011

The Explorers participated in the Youth Leadership Academy and assisted Habitat for 
Humanity and the Lutheran Mission Society. They assisted with the Youth Fishing 
Camp and Forensic Camp. The Explorers spoke at the Maryland House of Delegates, 
assisted Annapolis Fire Department with EMS week, performed traffic control for the 
APD One Mile Challenge and the Memorial Day Parade. The Explorers had a total of 
613 community service hours for 2011. 


City police promote law exploration

Program to give kids a look at police work By LISA BEISEL, Staff Writer

Published 12/07/09

The Annapolis Police Department is looking for a few good kids to participate in a program that will give them a behind-the-scenes view of police work.

Called Law Enforcement Explorers, the program is designed to give youth ages 14 to 20 the opportunity to try the job of police officer on for size.

The program will offer hands-on experience with crime scene investigations and put participants in the officer's shoes in handling pretend police calls - "pretty much everything that has to do with police work," said Officer Jennifer Card, one of the program's advisers.