The Police Explorer Program is designed to educate and involve youths interested in law enforcement. Applications are accepted year around.


Explorer Qualifications

  • High school students ages 14 through 16
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Good moral character
  • No history of serious school disciplinary action
  • No arrest record
  • Residency in the City of Coconut Creek is preferred

The applicant’s membership is active until their 19th birthday. A criminal history check, background check and drug screening will be performed.  All members can apply for the veteran explorer program which extends membership until their 21st birthday.


Other aspects of program

  • Develop leadership skills
  • Earn community service hours
  • Train in patrol tactics, investigative and arrest procedures
  • Participate in community events
  • Scenario based competitions against local and state level posts

For More Information Contact Any of the Explorer Program Advisors listed below:

Post Advisor email.............................................Officer Michael Zombek
Post Associate Advisor email..........................Officer Anthony Mancuso
Post Associate Advisor......................................Officer Shana Conley
Post Associate Advisor......................................Officer Edwin Almanzar
Post Associate Advisor......................................Civilian Advisor Ralph Celentano


Meeting Times

1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM.


Contact Us

4800 West Copans Road
Coconut Creek, FL 33063
 Police Department Main Number: 954-973-6700


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