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LASD Explorer's Academy

Lancaster, Ca.- Lancaster Sheriff's Station is excited to announce we are accepting applications for the upcoming Explorer's Academy!

The LASD Explorer Academy is a 15-week academy aimed at teens that are aspiring for a career in law enforcement. Participants will learn responsibility, multi-tasking, teamwork, leadership, and gain hands on experience in basic law enforcement duties. Teens will be challenged in several ways and graduate the program with lifelong memories and experiences.

The Explorer Academy will tentatively begin on February 25, 2023 and will run for 15 consecutive Saturdays at our station. Parent/Recruit Orientation Day will be held at Lancaster Sheriff’s Station on February 11th, 2023, and Registration Day February 18th. Call backs for applicant interview appointments will be conducted at the end of January and booked by the first week of February.

The requirements are as follows:

Teens must be 14-20 years old

Have a G.P.A. of 2.0 or higher

Have graduated 8th Grade

Have strong integrity and character

No serious criminal record/probation

Must pass drug screening

Must submit to background check

Must be able to attend Thursday evening Post meetings upon completion of Academy

Applications are available for pick up in the Lancaster Station lobby.

For more information or if you have any questions about the Explorer Program, please contact Deputy Thom via email at or by phone at (661) 940-3822.

Applications will be accepted until February 10th, 2023.

Don't let your teen miss out on being a part of this incredible program!


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