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Resources for Educators and Career Counselors

DiscoverPolicing.org can be a great resource in the classroom to help educate students about the work of police officers, requirements for the job, and career opportunities in the profession. Assembled below are a few tools to get you started. A career in law enforcement can be a great choice for students with very diverse backgrounds and interests.

Classroom Activities and Resources

Find out how law enforcement career education can fit into your current curriculum. View powerpoints, and activities you can download, adapt, and use in your classroom. Check back regularly for new additions. Send us suggestions on what you’d like to see added.

Brochures and Posters

Full-color brochures, business cards, and posters are available upon request at no charge. Great for educating students about the police profession and the DiscoverPolicing.org resource. Share them in the classroom, at career centers, or at other school events. Also, consider linking to us from your blog or BlackBoard site.


The Discover Policing YouTube Channel is your one-stop shop for police recruitment and other related videos. We’ve combed through YouTube and assembled playlists covering a variety of topics from physical fitness to police career Q&As.


The Inside Discover Policing blog features articles on contemporary issues in policing. We welcome guest posts from educators and their students.

Opportunities for Students

From volunteering to police Explorer programs to internships, there are plenty of ways for young people to gain experience in and exposure to the profession. Learn more >>

Other Resources for Educators and Counselors