Explorer Post #15
Creation & GoalsArea teens are getting a head start training for a career in law enforcement through Explorer Post #15. Established in 1962 by the Boy Scouts of America, along with representatives of the criminal justice community, the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office's Explorer Program has three guiding goals:
- Recruit young men and women to qualify for future careers in law enforcement, offering a positive relationship between police and the youth of our community
- Provide a forum in which young people can provide non-hazardous community service, thereby relieving police officers for other assignments
- Provide solid training toward the development of better citizens and better physical fitness for all who participate in the program
The Explorer program keeps teens off the streets, encourages youth in the community to look to deputies as role models, and instills in them discipline and purpose in life.