Wednesday, March 31, 2016 The Fauquier County Sheriff's Office held an Explorer Post meeting to introduce the program. We had 31 young men and women come out and express their interest.
Exploring's 5 Areas of Emphasis
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What is Exploring?
Exploring is Learning for Life's career education program for young men and women who are at least 14 (and have completed 8th grade) and not yet 21 years old. Leaders are selected by the participating organization for involvement in the program.
Exploring leaders volunteer their time to provide real-world career experiences for young adults. Exploring is not about lectures and slide shows - it's about gaining practical experience in a career field. The result is a program of activities that helps youth pursue their special interests, grow, and develop.
Law Enforcement Exploring provides educational training programs for young adults on the purposes, mission, and objectives of law enforcement. The program provides career orientation experiences, leadership opportunities, and community service activities.
Popular Exploring careers include:
- Police Officers
- Federal Agents
- State Police / Highway Patrol
- Probation Officers
- Military Police
- Correction Officers
- Learn important leadership skills
- Develop personal skills
- Learn law enforcement protocols
- Participate in hands-on projects to give them a real feel for whether this career is the right one for them
- Network with professionals who work in these careers daily - who use the latest technology, are aware of emerging trends and know what it takes to get into college for their specific career
- Learn about the educational requirements for a career in Law Enforcement and receive tangible advice on steps they can take now to prepare and position for a successful career in the filed of Law Enforcement