The Police Explorer Program is a program open to all youth from the community ranging from 14 to 21 years in age. The Police Exploring Program is sanctioned by the Boy Scouts of America, and is maintained and staffed by members of the Mauldin Police Department. It is strictly a volunteer program that gives service to the Police Department and the community. The Exploring Program is a structured program that gives young men and women the academic and technical training needed to become future Law Enforcement Officers. The program also gives Explorers the leadership skills and self-discipline needed to become successful community leaders.