The Santa Barbara Police Department Explorer Post is a volunteer organization for young adults, age 14 to 21, who have an interest in a career in law enforcement. The Explorer Post provides in-depth education in skills such as leadership, interpersonal communication, community relations, command presence, career planning, and more.
This application will be part of a detailed investigation of your background. Type or print answers legibly in BLACK INK ONLY.
If you need additional space to answer a question, use an additional sheet of paper and attach it to the back of the
application. Please do not leave any areas blank. If an area does not apply to you, type or write “N/A” (not applicable) in the
space provided. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS :
PLEASE READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY. Your ability to follow instructions accurately and in a timely manner is a part of the background investigation process. Please note that all items covered on this list are your responsibility to obtain.
Testing for the Santa Barbara Police Department Explorer Post #104 occurs once or twice a year depending on post needs.
Applications can be picked up at the Santa Barbara Police Activities League on 1235 Chapala Street between the hours of
3pm-6:30pm and completed anytime. Testing will be announced a few weeks prior.
Testing will consist of:
unsuccessfully complete any part of the test we will discuss areas of improvement with you and you will be welcome to test
again at the next testing process.
Explorer meetings are held weekly
Thursdays from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.