Detective Antonio Miguelez, Youth Resource Unit
2801 Salzedo Street, Coral Gables
The Coral Gables Police Explorer Program enables young adults between the ages of 14 and 21 to learn about a career in law enforcement. Though the program usually runs on a school calendar (September - May), it is possible to join at any time. Along with offering students a first-hand look at police work, many of the explorer activities also count toward community service requirements.
Police Explorer Activities
Police Explorers volunteer their time to serve the community, working side-by-side with police officers in a variety of activities, including:
- Crime Prevention Projects
- Ride-along program with Police Officers
- Event crowd control
- Searches for missing persons
- Firearms training and qualification
- Competitions with other Explorer Posts
- Community Events
- Sporting events
To participate, candidates must meet the following qualifications:
Explorers meet once a week for a two- to three-hour session. Meetings are generally held at the Coral Gables Police Department at 2801 Salzedo Street.
If you are interested in becoming a Coral Gables Police Explorer or would like more information, contact Detective Antonio Miguelez at 305-460-5637.