Evanston high-schoolers are invited to apply for openings in the police department’s Police Explorer Program, which offers youth an opportunity to learn directly from officers that can help boost their chances for a career in law enforcement.

The department’s Explorer Post 1863 is offered through a collaborative effort with the Boy Scouts of America Exploring program.

The program, which couples classroom style curriculum with hands-on activities, meets twice monthly on Wednesday evenings and is offered free except for an annual $40 cost for insurance.

An information program for Evanston youth grades 9-12 and their parents/guardians is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 28, at 6 p.m. at 909 Lake St. Parental permission is required to participate in the program.

For more information and/or to RSVP, email Officer Enjoli Daley at edaley@cityofevanston.org.

Charles Bartling

A resident of Evanston since 1975, Chuck Bartling holds a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University and has extensive experience as a reporter and editor for daily newspapers, radio...

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