Police Explorers

Law Enforcement Exploring is a hands-on program open to young men and women who have completed the 6th grade through 20 years old, and are interested in a career in law enforcement or a related field in the criminal justice system.

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Law Enforcement Explorer posts help youth and young adults to gain insight into a variety of programs that offer hands-on career activities, and for young men and women who are interested in careers in the field of law enforcement. Additionally, the program promotes personal growth through character development, respect for the rule of law, physical fitness, good citizenship and patriotism.

Want to learn more about Exploring?
Visit the Learning for Life website.

Advisors: Officer Sofie Martinez, Officer Jevon Moon, and Sergeant Peter Mottley.

Contact Information: Officer Sofie Martinez at (254) 750-1760.

Eddy Congratulations Eddy Santos

Waco Police Explorer Eddy Santos received a full scholarship to Harvard University.  He is graduate of the LiveOak Classical School Class of 2020. Eddy will be majoring in Economics starting in the fall of 2020.


SebastianpicCongratulations Sebastian Torres

Congratulations to Waco Police Explorer Sebastian Torres. Sebastian graduated on May 14th, 2020 from University High School. Later this month he will be on his way to Fort Leonardwood, Missouri to complete his advanced individual training at United States Army Military Police School. He completed basic training last summer.

Where Are They Now?

Two of our former Waco PD explorers are currently serving in the Middle East.  PFC Tanner Sheldon and his K9 Amy, were deployed earlier this month from Fort Hood to Iraq. Blake Knoph served in the Marine Corps and as a deputy with the Limestone Sheriff’s Office.

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