Explorers are exposed to numerous facets of police work. and attend weekly training sessions that are taught by qualified instructors in a strictly controlled environment. Explorers may also attend the annual Explorer Academy. At the academy they can interact with Explorers from other posts in the New England area. The Academy is Divided into five phases and is instructed just as an actual Police Academy.Click Here to learn more about the Explorer Police Academy.
The trainings explorers are introduced to cover a number of different Subjects related to law enforcement including but are not limited too.
The Waterbury Police Explorers Post 4141 is a para-military program and offers various services and training under a strictly controlled environment. Several Waterbury Police Department Officers volunteer their time to make the program a success along with Civilians who dedicate their time and effort to the program. All applicants, sworn in officers and civilians, who wish to pursue a position as an advisor of the Waterbury Police Explorers Post 4141 must first submit an application to the Waterbury Police Explorers Board of Directors. All advisors work closely with each other and maintain a close channel of communication with each other. Their dedication and services are greatly appreciated. The Waterbury Police Explorers Post 4141 would not be able to be as successful as it is without their dedication.