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Russellville PD taking Explorer applications


The Russellville Police Department is taking applications for the Explorer program.

Explorers are between the ages of 14 and 21 and have an interest in the field of law enforcement. Explorers take part in meetings, training sessions, and ride-alongs.

Requirements include good character and at least a C Average in school.

Russellville PD is taking applications for Explorers, ages 14-19. For more information and to download an application go to

Aside from the regular meetings, Explorer training consists of the following plus more:

  • Classroom
  • Domestic Violence
  • Search and Seizure
  • Criminal Justice System
  • Department General Orders
  • Handcuffing
  • Crime scene investigation
  • Hands-on
  • First aid (CPR)
  • Crowd and traffic control
  • Department radio procedures
  • SSGT Defensive Tactics (self defense)
  • Law Enforcement Explorer Police Academy
  • Accident investigation
  • Fingerprinting

Click here for an application and to learn more about this program.

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