Published: July 22, 2021


THE COLUMBIA POLICE DEPARTMENT EXPLORER POST 786 IS SEEKING 14 TO 20 YEAR OLDS INTERESTED IN JOINING. THE COLUMBIA PD EXPLORER PROGRAM PROVIDES EDUCATIONAL TRAINING ON THE PURPOSE, MISSION, AND OBJECTIVES OF LAW ENFORCEMENT. BY THE TIME AN EXPLORER IS READY TO BEGIN THEIR CAREER, THEY ALREADY UNDERSTAND THE JOB THEY ARE SEEKING. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE MUST HAVE A MINIMUM 2.0 GRADE POINT AVERAGE, MUST HAVE COMPLETED EIGHTH GRADE, MUST ATTEND MEETINGS AND FUNCTIONS REGULARLY AND MUST BE OF GOOD MORAL AND ETHICAL CHARACTER. THE NEXT MEETING IS THURSDAY JULY 22 AT 6 AT THE COLUMBIA POLICE DEPARTMENT LOCATED ON NORTH MAIN STREET.