Salisbury PD reboots explorer program for kids

Salisbury PD reboots explorer program...

SALISBURY, Md. - The Salisbury Police Dept. is bringing back a program to help educate and get young adults interested in local law enforcement.

You might remember it, it's called the law enforcement explorer program. After it ended over 40 years ago, the department is now rebooting it for 14 to 21-year-olds.

Chief of Police Barbara Duncan tells us the program is aimed at better connecting with the local youth.

It also aims as being a platform to open up discussions and form really important relationships with local kids who may be interested in a career within the criminal justice system.

And of course it also serves as a way to show kids what it takes to be a police officer.

"We'll be working with them a little bit on the law, traffic stops, how to observe a traffic stop how to participate in one and what to do in case you're the driver and you get pulled over and have contact with police. We'll also be going over court room testimony crime scene participation, evaluation," says Chief Duncan.

Chief Duncan says bringing back the explorer program was all thanks to a donation from Operation We Care.

For those interested in being apart of the program the first information meeting is November 7th at 6 p.m. at the Salisbury Police headquarters. 

More Stories in the News