Program Areas

The Signal Hill Explorer Post 806 welcomes eager men and women who are interested in learning about the exciting field of law enforcement. Explorers have the opportunity to participate in many different areas of police work including:

  • Helping with DUI and traffic safety check points
  • Learning patrol procedures
  • Receiving specialized training in traffic control, weaponless defense, and high-risk traffic stops
  • Riding along with a police officer
Collage of four images of students participating in Explorers program


Members of the Explorer post must:

  • Attend and complete the Orange County Explorer Academy after acceptance into the program
  • Be 14 to 21 years old
  • Have completed the 8th grade
  • Have the ability to demonstrate good moral judgment and character
  • Maintain a 2.0 grade point average or better
  • Successfully pass a background investigation and an oral interview

For More Information

To join our team, please contact the Police Department at 562-989-7200 or pick up an application in the lobby. You may also email the Explorer Program Coordinator Officer Jerry Maldonado.