Explorer Program

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Law Enforcement Exploring

Law Enforcement Exploring is a hands-on program developed by Learning for Life for young people interested in a career in a law enforcement or a related field in the criminal justice system.

This free program is open to Beaufort County residents between the ages of 14 and 21. Scroll down to our Frequently Asked Questions for more information.

The program promotes personal growth and character development while offering young adults a chance to learn more about the criminal justice system through practical experiences, discussions and activities.

TOPICS COVERED INCLUDE ...

  • History of law enforcement
  • Patrol procedures
  • Traffic control
  • Crime prevention
  • Crime scene techniques
  • Community and public relations
  • Radio procedures
  • Physical fitness
  • Officer safety
  • Arrest procedures
  • Ethics

Program starts again this summer

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office’s Explorer Program is back! If you are between the ages of 14 and 21 and are interested in learning more about a career in law enforcement, join us at our first meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. July 6, 2021, at 70 Shelter Cove Lane on Hilton Head Island. Please bring a photo ID.

We’ll meet again from 7 to 9 p.m. July 20, 2021, at 2001 Duke St. in Beaufort.

After that the Explorers will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. every other Tuesday. 

For more information about the program, scroll down.

Frequently Asked Questions

The mission of the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Program is to give its members a good overview and understanding of a career in law enforcement. The program administers lessons on different positions within the Sheriff’s Office.

The Explorer Program is a free service offered by the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office. 

From 7 to 8 p.m. every two weeks on Tuesdays starting July 6, 2021.

Meetings of the Beaufort County Explorer Program will alternate between our Hilton Head Island and Beaufort offices.

For directions, click here.

To be eligible for the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Program, you must:

  • Be between the 14 and 21
  • Have parental approval if you younger than 18
  • Pass a background check
  • Maintain passing grades in school and not have any behavioral issues in school