Find out if Humane Law Enforcement is right for you. The Explorer Experience Exploring’s purpose is to provide experiences to help young people mature and become responsible and concerned adults.
Explorer programs emphasize career opportunities, life skills, citizenship, character education and
leadership. Participating in the Explorer program can help you determine whether a career in law
enforcement is right for you and give you a head start on the competition. The Suffolk County SPCA
is currently accepting applications for the position of Humane Law Enforcement Explorer. Classroom
instruction and field training is provided at low or no cost. Explorers will serve as members of the Suffolk County SPCA Law Enforcement Explorer Program & will train in multiple areas and situations including:
• Evidence, Search and Seizures
• Arrests, Miranda and Article 35
• Witnesses, Interviews and Crime Scenes
• Conflict Resolution
• Defensive Tactics
• First Aid/CPR
• Animal Law
• Dogfighting Recognition and Prevention
• Animal Hoarding
• Abuse Prevention and Education
• Animal Abuse as a Gateway Crime
• Cyclical and Correlated Abuse –
The connection between animal abuse, domestic violence & child abuse.
In order to remain in good standing with the Suffolk County SPCA Explorer Post, members are expected to meet the following requirements:
Attend classes and field training two times per month. Classes are held at the Suffolk County
Police Academy. Participate in at least one community outreach or fundraising event per month
such as Rabies Clinics other SPCA community events. Correctly wear program uniform and
comply with the Suffolk County SPCA code of conduct.
The Suffolk County SPCA Explorer program is open to young adults ages 14 and graduated from eighth grade through 20 or age 15 through 20 years old. Applicants must pass a criminal background check and undergo a complete character assessment. Applicants must possess and maintain a minimum 2.0
cumulative GPA and remain in good academic standing for the duration of participation.
Scholarship programs for those interested in law enforcement careers.
Participation in Explorer conferences.
Informational Meeting – Wednesday April 1st, 7pm at the
Suffolk County Police Academy, Brentwood, NY. Room 307