Chesterfield Police Department - Explorer Post 609

Our Mission

Exploring is a division of Boy Scouts of America for young men and women. Law enforcement explorer posts provide opportunities for young adults to explore law enforcement careers, the criminal justice system and to promote character development and citizenship training.


  • Community Service
  • Employment / Career Services
  • Outdoor Programs
  • Youth Programs


  • Character - Must be of good moral character Residency
  • Must be a resident of Chesterfield County or of a city or county that does not have a law enforcement explorer post Education
  • Must be currently enrolled in high school or received a high school diploma or equivalent Background Check
  • Must pass a limited background check Uniform
  • Must purchase own uniform


  • Career - Explorers learn about career opportunities in law enforcement at the local, state and federal levels. They also analyze criminal justice education requirements and visit various law enforcement facilities.
  • Community Service - Explorers will be involved in civic events, crime prevention displays, traffic control and will assist police personnel with a variety of non-enforcement related tasks.
  • Ride-Along - Qualified explorers may ride on patrol with officers on a limited basis to observe police work first hand.
  • Social - Explorers participate in sports, functions, picnics and field trips.

Other Details

  • Accepts Volunteers: No
  • Ages: 14 to 21
  • Fees: Yes, must purchase uniform

More Information

For more information please contact:
Chesterfield County Police Department - Law Enforcement Explorer Post 609
Primary Contact: Sergeant Justin Aronson
P.O. Box 148
Chesterfield, VA 23832

Phone: 804-706-2966
Email Sergeant Justin Aronson
Explorer Post 609 Page

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