Police Explorers

The Edwardsville Police Explorer Post #9999 was created on On April 20, 1999, with the approval of the Edwardsville City Council. The program is in conjunction with the National Exploring Program of the Boy Scouts of America. 

Law Enforcement Explorer Logo

Post Goals

  • To Develop
    • Own potential
    • Self confidence
    • Leadership skills
    • Character
  • To Promote
    • Honesty
    • Respect
    • Dedication
  • To Learn
    • T.EA.M. concept (Together Everyone Achieves More)
    • About law enforcement


Currently there are thirteen young men and women from the Edwardsville Community who are between the ages of 14 and 20 years old. These young people have a career interest in law enforcement and a strong desire to learn more about the field.

Post activities include:

  • Assist with Parades
  • Crime prevention programs
  • Involvement with community service groups
  • Participate in the State and National Explorer Competitions
  • Serve the Community


View the Police Explorer application (PDF).

View a printable information flyer.

More Information

For more information, contact Officer Benton, Officer Whalen or Officer Fischer at 618-656-2131 or Email Police Explorers.