Gurnee Police Explorer Program


The Gurnee Police Department is currently seeking young adults, ages 15 to 20, to join the Gurnee Police Department Law Enforcement Explorer Post. 

 

WHAT IT TAKES TO BE ONE OF US…

  • Between the ages of 15 and 20
  • Pass an oral interview board
  • Pass a thorough background investigation
  • Explorers who are under eighteen (18) years of age are required to have a signed consent form from their parent or guardian
  • Have no arrests or convictions which would prohibit employment as a police officer
  • Be in good physical health and be able to participate in physical activities
  • Must maintain a passing grade in all classes and be of high moral and ethical character
  • Must be able to attend mandatory weekly training sessions
 

WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU…

You will develop:

  • Leadership skills
  • Respect for police officers & explorers
  • Real-world career skills
  • Confidence
  • Law Enforcement protocols 

You will learn:

  • Teamwork 
  • Conflict-resolution 
  • Problem-solving

 You will have an opportunity to participate in:

  • Ride-alongs
  • Both state and national events & competitions
  • Community service 
You will have an opportunity to network with:
  • Explorers across the USA
  • Law enforcement officers
  • Local and federal agencies 
  
If you are interested in becoming a Gurnee Police Explorer or would like more information, please fill out a Gurnee Police Explorer Interest Form and return it to the Gurnee Police Department at 100 N O’Plaine Road, Gurnee, Illinois 60031.
 

Questions? Please contact:

Name Title Department Contact
Daniel Ruth Police Officer
Police Department
Contact
Chris Lindahl Police Officer
Police Department
Contact