The Explorer Post is coed.

Minimum age to join is 14.  We do not
accept applications for entry after a persons
19th birthday.  Explorers can remain in the
program until December 31st of the year
they turn 21.

NO serious or repeat criminal/traffic

GOOD moral character.

Have and maintain a GPA of 2.0 if in high

Be willing to attend regular meetings and
The Aurora Police Explorer
Post is NOT a "Scared
Straight" or "Second Chance"
program for juveniles with
behavioral problems.  
$75 fee to cover materials and membership fee to the Boy Scouts of

Explorer Recruits are expected to supply their own dark blue BDU pants,
black leather belt and boots.

The Police Department provides the Explorer with a basic uniform upon
successful completion of the Explorer Academy.  Other equipment and
additional uniforms must be purchased by the individual Explorer.

Some activities have additional cost associated with them and the Post has
several fund raising activities to defer these costs.

We are accepting applications for our 2015 testing process.
Membership Requirements:
Membership Process:
Costs and Equipment Requirements
2017 Recruitment Information
  • Download, complete & submit an

  • Successfully pass an oral board

  • Pass an extensive background