Twice a year, the Parker Police Department hosts merit badge training for Boy and Girl Scout troops in the area. The training includes scout requirements for various areas.
Each section of the training will take approximately 25 minutes with the scout pack/dens rotating through the four sections.
Due to the large number of scouts expected to attend we ask that only scouts, troop leaders and chaperones register and attend the event.
Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Walk-ins will not be accepted. Scout leaders and groups must check-in at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the program.
Upcoming Scout Night
Please watch our social media pages and website for the dates for our spring Scout Night
Scouts will learn various aspects of crime prevention and how to handle emergencies. Other topics will include how to keep yourself and your family safe, how to report a crime and how to help the Police Department.
Crime Scene Technicians will discuss the definition of evidence, how evidence is gathered, where evidence can be found and how evidence is stored. They will also show how technicians to do a casting of a footprint or tire track and how to lift fingerprints off various items.
Officers will discuss the importance of safe vehicle operations, including the safe use of a seat belt, safety features found in vehicles, traffic laws and safety inspections on a vehicle. They will also discuss distracted driving, nighttime visibility and traffic laws.
Officer Meet and Greet
Scouts will meet officers and have the opportunity to ask them any questions they want about being a police officer. They will also get the chance to climb in a police car and look at all of the tools that officers use.