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City of Port Hueneme
250 North Ventura Road
Port Hueneme, CA 93041

Monday -Thursday
7:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.

Alternate Fridays
8:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m.
(closed every other Friday -
see Calendar for dates)

Ph: (805) 986 - 6500
Explorers Program
Police Explorers
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Law Enforcement Exploring is the preeminent career orientation and experience program for young people contemplating a career in the field of criminal justice. Its mission is to offer young adults, ages 14-20, interested in a career in law enforcement a personal awareness if the criminal justice system through training, practical experiences, and other activities. 

Law Enforcement Exploring is a well-established and highly respected program that has served as a platform from which countless young adults have launched a successful career with local, county, and federal law enforcement agencies

As a member of Explorer Post #9988, Explorers will participate in community service activities and train in multiple areas, including but not limited to:

  • Ride-Along Program
  • Building Searches
  • Traffic Stops
  • Traffic Collision Investigations
  • Firearms Training
  • Drug Awareness
  • Leadership
  • Arrest and Control
  • Evidence Collection and Processing

General Requirements

  • 14-20 years old
  • Remain in good academic standing (2.0 or greater)
  • Pass an oral interview
  • Pass a criminal background check
  • Parental approval (under 18)
  • Attend a 3 week police explorer academy (summer)
  • Attend regular meetings (2nd Wednesday and 4th Saturday of each month)
  • Participate in community events

For more information regarding our Police Explorer Program contact Officer Henry Montelongo at (805) 986-6530 or at
. You can also contact Evidence Supervisor Frank Montelongo at . Download brochure.

You can download an application by clicking on this link.  Please turn in all applications to the Port Hueneme Police Department.  Summer Police Explorer Academy is tentatively set for the end of June to the beginning of July.