Police Explorers

Law Enforcement Exploring is a worksite-based program for young men and women who have completed the eighth grade and are 14 years of age, or are 15 years of age but have not yet reached their 21st birthday.

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Law Enforcement Explorer posts help youth to gain insight into a variety of programs that offer hands-on career activities. For young men and women who are interested in careers in the field of law enforcement, Exploring offers experiential learning with lots of fun-filled, hands-on activities that promote the growth and development of adolescent youth.

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

Advisors: Officers Sofie Martinez, Sergeant Peter Mottley and Officer AJ Smith.
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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