Police Explorer Membership Requirements

  • Must be enrolled in an academic institution 8th grade or higher
  • Must be of strong good moral character
  • Must have no criminal history
  • Must maintain a 2.0 or higher GPA
  • Must be 14 to 21 years of age

Purpose of the Police Explorer Program

  • To assist the Winter Garden Police Department, in any appropriate manner
  • To create a better understanding between the police department and the youth of the community
  • To promote a positive image of the Winter Garden Police Department and the Explorer Post through community service
  • To provide an insight into all phases of criminal justice as a possible profession
  • To further the knowledge and understanding of law enforcement through training and experience

Additional Information

Questions regarding the Winter Garden Police Explorer Program should be directed to Officer Timothy Thatford at 407-656-3636, ext. 6372. You may also reach him by email.

If you are interested in becoming a Winter Garden Police explorer, you can complete the Police Explorer Application (PDF).