Explorers Post 2008

Explorers Post 2008
Port Huron Police Department Explorer Program

Explorers010Law Enforcement Explorer Posts are affiliated with the Boy Scouts of America. This voluntary program places emphasis on character building and the familiarization to the law enforcement profession.

Explorers learn law enforcement functions through a coordinated method of hands on and classroom training. Guest speakers include police officers and other law enforcement officials who are experts in their related fields. Explorers are also given the opportunity to advance through a rank structure within the post.

Once a year, explorers from the Port Huron Post are afforded the opportunity to compete against other explorer post from across the state in selected law enforcement functions.


  • Must be a student on good standing and maintaining a "C" or better grade point average.
  • Must be between the ages of 14 and 21 years of age.
  • Must be of good moral character with little or no formal contact with the criminal justice system.
  • The final decision on appointment lies with the Post Senior Advisor.

For More Information Please Contact:
Officer Chris Smith
Port Huron Police Department
100 McMorran Blvd.
Port Huron, Michigan 48060
(810) 984-8415 ext. 1926

Explorers007Police Explorer Application (PDF)

Those wishing to download a Police Explorer Application may click on the above link.  Print out the application fill it out and send it to Officer Chris Smith's mailing address.  You can also download the application, fill it out, and then resend it to Officer Smith's email as an attachment. 

Photos Courtesy of Port Huron Police Officer Jennifer Sly

The Port Huron Police Department Explorers Post 2008 sent two teams to compete in Statewide competitions at Ft. Custer in Battle Creek, Mi. for the MLEYAC Governors' Cup on April 30, 2016.

The Advanced Team finished 5th out of 39 teams.  Both teams did a great job!!!  Congratulations!!!!!

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Photos Courtesy of Port Huron Police Officer Laura Phillips