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Explorers Program for Teenagers in Our Precinct

Explorers is a leadership program in the NYPD. It is an after-school program for youths aged 14-20 years old. Activities include but not limited to:

  • Crime Prevention
    Skits to learn about : Stop, Question and Frisk; Domestic Violence; Arrest, Search and Seizure; Felony Car Stop
  • Community Service:

    • Outreach in the community on crime prevention
    • Graffiti clean-up program
    • Can log community service hours needed for high school
  • Competitions
    • 2 times a year on skills and scenarios learned

Goals to reach

Explorer Academy

  • 2 weeks at Fordham including classes with different law enforcement agencies
  • 1 week in Monticello including training with different Explorer posts.
  • Seminars and Workshops available.

1st Precinct Explorers: Post 5001

Contact: Police Officer Michele Fisher
Phone number: 212 334 0618
1st Precinct Explorers meet Wednesday 4-5pm
@ 1st Precinct, 16 Ericsson Place in Tribeca

Can enroll at any time

In addition to regular Explorer activities, 1st Precinct Explorers do community service helping the elderly in their facilities
Work on graffiti clean-up program
Help with the local Blood Drive: give out material, help with promotion

Transit District 2 Explorers: Post 5202

Contact: Police Officer Serafin Rodriguez
Phone number: 212-966-5778

Transit District 2 Explorers meets 3 days a week Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at Transit Bureau District 2 at Canal Street Station (A/C/ E lines). Explorers can attend 1-3 sessions per week.

Parent permission required for all Explorer Programs
Can enroll at any time

Programs are free of charge. For more information check out