This year, a total of thirty (30) Explorers will be participating in the academy representing the Yuma County Sheriff's Office, City of Yuma Police Department, City of Somerton Police Department, City of San Luis Police Department, and United States Border Patrol Yuma and Wellton Stations.
The seven day Academy exposes Explorers to the challenging aspects of a career in law enforcement and is modeled after traditional law enforcement training academies. This Academy will provide a high quality learning experience where Explorers will receive instruction from highly trained Law Enforcement Officers in basic procedures specific to a career in Law Enforcement.
The Yuma County Law Enforcement Explorer Academy will be held at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, AZ. The Academy will commence on Sunday, July 14th at 10:00 a.m. and will end with a formal graduation ceremony on Saturday, July 20th at 1:00 p.m.
The graduation ceremony will be held at the San Luis Cultural Center located at 1015 N. Main Street San Luis, AZ 85349.