Police Explorer Scouts

Post #9799

Sponsored by the Florissant Police Department, the Law Enforcement Explorer Post 9799 (a division of the Boy Scouts of America), exposes young men and women to the career of Law Enforcement.

The program allows these potential Law Enforcement recruits the opportunity to observe law enforcement professionals while they perform their daily duties. In addition, the Florissant Police Department Explorers contribute numerous hours of volunteer service to their community. See FAQ's for more info.

The Exploring Program is designed to provide young adults with an effective tool to build character, promote citizenship, and develop personal and mental fitness. The Florissant Police Department Explorer Post achieves this purpose by designing our program around six experience areas:


  • Developing a better understanding of America's social, economic, & governmental systems.
  • Gaining insight & practical experience in careers.


  • Encouraging a sense of pride in our American heritage.
  • Preparing to give leadership & fulfill our responsibilities to American society & to the people of the world.


  • Encouraging the skill & the desire to help others.
  • Gaining a keen respect for the basic rights of others


  • Instilling stable personal value firmly based on religious concepts.
  • Developing skill in dealing with all people and encouraging a sense of family and community responsibility.


  • Developing a degree of self-reliance based on courage, initiative, and resourcefulness.
  • Understanding and appreciating the wise use of resources & the protection of our environment.


  • Improving mental & emotional fitness.
  • Enhancing physical fitness and an appreciation for sports.

The Florissant Police Explorers Post is a community service-oriented program aimed at young adults, aged 15-21 (who have completed the 8th grade), and who have a GPA (grade point average) of 2.0 or higher on a 4.0 grade scale, and are of good moral character.

Persons interested in participating in the Florissant Explorer Post can contact 831-7000.

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