The purpose of the Huntington Police Explorers is to provide young adults who may be interested in a career in law enforcement with a comprehensive program of training, competition, service and practical experiences. Character development, physical fitness, good citizenship and patriotism are integral components of the overall program. Law Enforcement Exploring is a national organization, sanctioned by the Boy Scouts of America, and sponsored by police departments throughout the country.
The program consists of young men and women between 15 and 21 years of age, who are exposed to all facets of the law enforcement profession. The training is conducted by the officers of the Huntington Police Department in an atmosphere which provides the Explorers with a wholesome, educational experience. Explorers are required to complete a minimum of 80 hours of police training, remain in school, carry at least a 2.0 average and attend weekly meetings. Through an exemplary representation of the police department, Explorers are able to show people in the community that today's youth are recognized for effective leadership and commitment to the people in our community.