Explorer Program

Enroll in SPD's Explorer Program! Discover career opportunities available to you in law enforcement and learn important skills to help make good life choices while becoming a better citizen. 


Download the application and either bring it into the police department or email it to Sgt. Adrian Marquez

Contact Us

To begin exploring, pick up an application at the Sheridan Police Department. For more information call 303-438-3245 or email Sgt. Adrian Marquez.


Participants must:

  • Be between the ages of 14 and 21 (if you are under 18, you must get a parent's consent to participate)
  • Have a valid Colorado Driver's License or a Colorado ID
  • Have no felony criminal chargers

Training Areas

Initially, a new Sheridan Explorer attends the Department's in-service training. Several of our officers teach and train you in such areas as:

  • Arrest techniques
  • Community policing strategies
  • Crime scene investigations
  • Criminal law
  • Officer safety
  • Traffic accident investigations
  • Traffic control

You will also be encouraged to participate in ride-a-longs with officers during their shifts.