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BACKGROUND:   The National Law Enforcement Exploring Conference is conducted every other year and is attended by thousands of Law Enforcement Explorers and adult leaders. They come together for a week of team and individual competitions, seminars, demonstrations, exhibits, recreation and fun. 

DATES:   July 16-21, 2012

LOCATION:    Colorado State University – Fort Collins. Colorado

COST:   The conference fee is $475 per Explorer or adult, plus a non-refundable Post registration fee of $100.  


Team competition eventsArrest and Search, Bomb Threat Response, Crime Scene Search, Crime Prevention, Domestic Crisis Intervention, Judgement Pistol Shooting (Shoot, Don’t Shoot), Crisis Negotiation (formerly known as Hostage Negotiation), Burglary in Progress, Traffic Accident Investigation, Traffic Stop, White Collar Crime, Emergency Field First Aid and Drill Team.

Individual competition events:  Police Physical Performance Test, Air Pistol Competition, Pistol (9mm) Competition, Sample Police Written Examination, Bike Policing Competition and Non-Emergency Vehicle Operations Course (NEVO).

Seminars Explosives Investigations, Combating Terrorism in America, Executive Protection, Leadership Development, Fugitive Investigations, Gang Recognition and Identification, Hate Crimes & Terrorism on the Internet, Narcotics Trafficking and Interdiction, Protecting our National Borders, Protect Yourself: Self-Defense, Psychological Profiling, Surveillance Methods and Technology, Advisor Workshop, and other presentations.

Conference Features:  Dynamic opening and closing shows, exciting entertainment night, Career Fair, Exploring U.S.A., Rally Demonstration, nightly Jump Club dance, election of National Youth Representatives and retail Cop Shop. 

REGISTRATION:  All Law Enforcement Explorer Posts registered with Learning for Life are eligible to attend the conference.  The 2012 National Law Enforcement Exploring Conference Guidebook will be available in the summer of 2011.  The conference is usually a “sell-out” event and registration is on a first come, first served basis.  Please be on the lookout and visit our web site in June 2011.          


2012 Law Enforcement Conference Documents:

  • Guidebook (coming summer 2011)
  • Forms (coming summer 2011)