About Us

What Are Explorers?

The Exploring program is a career orientation program.  Exploring posts are sponsored by businesses offering interested young adults the opportunity to investigate career opportunities before committing to a chosen profession.

Who is eligible?

The Exploring program is open to all young adults who are at least 14 years of age and are not yet 21 years of age, live in or around the City of Warren and have no criminal record. Parental approval is required for all persons under 18 years of age. All members must apply and be registered as Explorers with BSA (parent organization) Once accepted, all participants must agree to abide by and obey the code and bylaws of the Warren Police Explorers – Gentian Marku Post.

What does it involve?

The City of Warren Police Explorers meet the first three Monday’s of every month from 6pm to 8pm at the Warren Police Department Headquarters. The Police Advisors give instructional and hands on classes on the day to day duties and responsibilities of a Police Officer.  Some of the classes are:

  • CPR
  • CRIMINAL LAW
  • POLICE PROCEDURES
  • DOMESTIC DISPUTES
  • TRAFFIC STOPS
  • ARREST PROCEDURES
  • FIREARMS ORIENTATION
  • BUILDING SEARCHES
  • HOSTAGE NEGOTIATION
  • CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION

Post members participate in various city functions such as Police Memorial Service, Warren City Fair and other City of Warren Parks and Recreation functions. Uniforms are required for Explorers and fundraising can be done to help offset the cost. Department Ride-Along program for Explorers who have met minimum training criteria and have an exemplary attendance and participation records. Post Community Policing Explorer Unit with Post Police Mountain Bikes Post Color Guard Unit who performs functions at various city memorials and civic events.

How do I find out more?

We invite you to attend any of our scheduled meetings to see for yourself what our program is all about.  If you have any further questions, please feel free to email any of the advisors or call the explorers at (586) 574-4854.