Testing for KCSO Explorers

Explorer Post #519

The Kern County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Post is designed to provide an insight into the world of law enforcement, whether or not the participant chooses law enforcement as a career.
Activities: Explorers volunteer at several Sheriff’s Office functions and community related functions such as:

-Kern County Fair
-Physical Training
-Christmas Baskets

Membership Requirements:
-Must be between ages 15 and 21
-Must have no outstanding warrants and no felony record
-Must be enrolled in school with a minimum grade point average of 2.0, maintain at least a “C” average in ALL classes
-Must contribute at least 12 hours a month to meetings and events
-Applicants will be called in for a general knowledge exam; if passed, they will attend an oral interview then physical agility test
-Applicants who successfully complete the application process will be invited to become probationary explorers
-During the probationary period, the new recruit will learn basic law enforcement functions and must pass a radio codes and penal code test

For further information, call KCSO Volunteer Services at 661-392-6066. This could be the decision of a lifetime! Next test date: June 1 at 8 a.m., Standard Middle School, 1222 N Chester Ave., Bakersfield, Calif., 93308.