Manchester Township Police
1 Colonial Drive
Manchester, NJ 08759-3898

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Police Explorers

Manchester Police ExplorersLaw Enforcement Career Exploring is open to young men and women ages 14 (and completed the 8th grade) through 20 years old with an interest in learning more about careers in the field of Law Enforcement.

Law Enforcement Exploring provides educational training programs for young adults on the purposes, mission, and objectives of law enforcement. The program provides career orientation experiences, leadership opportunities, and community service activities. The primary goals of the program are to help young adults choose a career path within law enforcement and to challenge them to become responsible citizens of their communities and the nation.

Law Enforcement Exploring combines some classroom training with Ride-Alongs in police vehicles, Pistol Shooting, Community Policing and much more…

You will develop:

  • Leadership Skills
  • Respect for police officers & explorers
  • New personal skills
  • Law Enforcement Protocols

You will learn about the educational requirements for a career in Law Enforcement and will receive tangible advice on steps you could take now to prepare and position yourself for a successful career in the field of Law Enforcement. Many of our former Police Explorers have become full time police officers throughout the State, including seven officers who are currently employed here in Manchester Township.

Law Enforcement Career Exploring will provide you with the following benefits:

  • Improved self-confidence
  • Leadership experience and social network development
  • Fun and Exciting “hands-on” career experiences
  • Community service opportunities
  • College & Career Readiness preparation
  • Team building
  • When do meetings take place?

The Manchester Township Police Explorers meet on Wednesday evenings at Police Headquarters.

How do I get started?

If you are interested in the Manchester Township Police Exploring program, please contact Sgt. Charles Brooks at
732-657-2009 ext. 6360

 










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The mission of the Manchester Township Police Division is to provide the highest level of professional police service to our citizens and visitors by safeguarding lives and property, protecting the innocent, maintaining order, aggressively investigating and preventing crimes, impartially enforcing laws and upholding the Constitution, thereby enhancing the quality of life in our community.


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