• Explorers with awards
  • Explorers in Key West
  • Explorer at jail facility
  • Explorer in large sheriff vehicle
  • Explorers at Prophetstown State Park
  • Explorer making crafts with child
  • Explorers at a park
  • Explorers helping during bike event
  • Explorers doing cross-fit
  • Explorer aiming down the gun range
  • Explorers taking notes
  • Explorers at the Tennessee-North Carolina State Line

Explorer Post #900

The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office Law Enforcement Explorer Program, Explorer Post #900, offers young people the opportunity to experience firsthand the challenges and rewards of public safety careers.

From Patrol and Corrections to Investigations, Forensics, Training, and more, Post #900 Explorers are immersed in several facets of our agency’s operations and has earned national championships in several Law Enforcement Exploring categories.

Explorers interact with deputy sheriffs who serve as mentors and instructors, some of whom were once Explorers themselves.

The Law Enforcement Explorer Program is affiliated with the Boy Scouts of America. To become a Post #900 Explorer, applicants must be:

  • Between 14 and 19 years old
  • Enrolled in high school, home school, or virtual school
  • A good student with regular attendance and a minimum 2.0 or “C” grade point average
  • Of good moral character with no felony convictions
    • We will request references and conduct a background check.
  • Able to perform physical activities and arrange transportation to meetings and training sessions
    • Meetings are Tuesdays from 6:00 p.m. to 9 p.m. at:
Pinellas County Sheriff's Office
10750 Ulmerton Road
Largo, FL 33778

By-laws are currently being revised.
Application will be handed out during first meeting.
Email Lead Post Advisor at Post900@pcsonet.com

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, St. Petersburg Police Department, Pinellas Park Police Department, and Gulfport Police Department are hosting an exciting and educational experience for youth in Pinellas County. The Explorer Academy offers insight into how members of law enforcement perform their duties and serve the community.

Week 1: June 4 - June 7, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Week 2: June 11 - June 14, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Graduation: June 14, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM 

Family and Friends Welcome 

RSVP Required

Training Includes:

• Ethics
• Weapons Familiarization
• Facilty Tours
• Defensive Tactics
• Officer Survival
• Investigations
• First Aid


Registration Form Downloads

Multi-Jurisdictional Explorer Academy Application

Required Scouting Annual Health and Wellness Form

Email forms to Post900@pcsonet.com

Contact Information



Boy Scouts of America Exploring


Florida Association of Police Explorers


Greater Tampa Bay Area Council

Miccosukee District

Florida Department of Law Enforcement

To promote public safety and strengthen domestic security by providing services in partnership with local, state, and federal criminal justice agencies to prevent, investigate, and solve crimes while protecting Florida’s citizens and visitors.

Property Room

On-line police auctions.Support given back to Explorer Posts including Post 900.


Affordable Colleges Online

Online Security & Identity Theft Protection for College Students

Dine Out Day in May

Every May The Pinellas Chapter of the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association endorses Dine Out Day.  Please follow this link for FAQs about this event.

Other Explorer Post Links:

Explorer Post #980 – St. Petersburg Police Department
Explorer Post #995 – Gulfport Police Department
Explorer Post #275 – Tampa Police Department
Explorer Post #912 – Pinellas Park Police Department

Non Emergency Line: (727) 582-6200 | In an Emergency call 911ADA info