Law Enforcement Career Exploring

Law Enforcement Exploring is a hands-on program open to young men and women 14-20 years old, interested in a career in law enforcement or a related field in the criminal justice system. 

The Law Enforcement program combines some classroom training with
ride-alongs in police vehicles, pistol shooting, community policing, and much more. You will experience first hand what it is like to be an officer of the law.
 

 


Our Law Enforcement Posts


Brownsburg Police Department - Post #1848

Explorers of Brownsburg Post 1848 have the opportunity to experience the department's training facility and several training aids to learn about a career in law enforcement. Explorers participate in defensive tactics, roll playing and shooting simulators as well as learn criminal law, case law and verbal judo.  

Contact: Sergeant Peter Fleck
Open House Date: Thursday, September 14 at 7:00 pm
Cost: $35.00
Location: Brownsburg Police Training Facility

              75 Whittington Dr. Brownsburg

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Carmel Police Department - Post #382

Carmel Police Explorer Post 382 helps youth explore the possibility of becoming a Police officer through education. The program matches the interests of youth with adult expertise. These young adults learn ethical decision making through positive social interaction, leadership development, hands-on experience, problem solving skills, and service to the community.Youth are selected for membership and then attend an eight month police academy training program, where they are shown most aspects of police work. Upon completion of the academy phase, the recruit is given a uniform and allowed to ride with a police officer to observe for a day. In addition, explorers are asked to work certain community functions throughout the year.

Contact: Officer Shane Vannatter 
Open House Date/time: New recruit classes start in the fall of each year, however an individual can join at anytime. The meetings are held at the Carmel Police Department on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at 7:00 pm
Location:  Carmel Police Headquarters
                 3 Civic Square Carmel, IN 46032

Cost: $50 first year; $25 every year after that

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Delaware County Sheriff Department

Interested in a career in law enforcement? The Delaware County Sheriff's Department invites you to join them and learn more about the different aspects of the career. A variety of police oriented demonstrations will occur at meetings. Join today!

Contact: Sheriff Ray Dudley
Cost: $35
Contact Sheriff Ray Dudley for information on location and times of meetings.

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Fishers Police Department - Post #1978

Interested in a career in law enforcement? The Fishers Police Department invites you to join them and learn more about the different aspects of the career. Topics include traffic procedures, crime scene investigation and high intensity SWAT situations.

Contact: Cory Robinson
Location:  Fishers Police Department
                4 Municipal Dr, Fishers

Cost: $50 first year; $25 every year after that
Contact Cory Robinson for specific information and times of meetings.

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Frankfort Police Department - Post #201

Interested in a career in law enforcement? The Frankfort Police Department invites you to join them and learn more about the different aspects of law enforcement. Topics include traffic procedures, crime scene investigation and arresting an offender.

Contact: Chief Troy Bacon- (765) 654-4245
Cost: $35.00
Contact Chief Bacon for information on location and times of meetings.

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Hancock Co. Sheriff - Post #901

The Hancock County Sheriff's Office Law Enforcement Explorer post meets on the second and fourth Thursday of each month from 7 pm -8 pm. Our program combines lecture and hands-on training in criminal and traffic law, search and seizure, report writing, vehicle crash investigation, defensive tactics/handcuffing, criminal investigations, first aid and leadership. Enrollment is open year-round. To learn more about becoming a member of our post contact Lt. Donnie Munden at dmunden@hancockcoingov.org .  

Contact: Don Munden
Meeting Date/time: 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month from 7 pm -8 pm
Location:  Hancock Co Sheriff’s Office
                 123 E Main St, Greenfield

Cost: Graciously covered by Hancock Co. Sheriff’s Office

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Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department - Post #435

The IMPD Explorers are a group of youth ages 12-18 with an interest in a career in law enforcement and public safety. We strive to balance training involving scenarios, physical fitness and life skills.  The IMPD Explorers maintain involvement in different events around the state and have recently competed at the National Law Enforcement Exploring Conference. For more information contact Officer Mannina at Christine.Mannina@Indy.Gov.

Contact: Officer Christine Mannina
Meeting Time: Every Tuesday at 6 pm.
Location:  IMPD Training Center
                 901 N Post Rd Indianapolis

Cost: $45

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Johnson Co. Sheriff Department - Post #841

The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office invites any youth ages 14 to 20 to join them and learn more about the different aspects of a career with Johnson Co Sheriff’s Department.

Contact: Sheriff Duane Burgess
Fee: $35.00
Contact Sheriff Duane Burgess for information on location and times of meetings.

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Lawrence Police Department - Post #160

Post 160 prides itself on being an active hands-on post with a Crime Prevention Bike Patrol Unit, a Ride-Along program, a fun and active training regimen including defensive tactics, handcuffing, building searches, traffic stops and firearms training. Our Post’s Mission is “Disaster Relief.”  All Explorers are required to be active in providing disaster relief efforts should a natural or man-made disaster strike central Indiana. Furthermore, Post 160 is highly active in providing support to regular officers throughout the year such as the Lawrence July 4th Parade and Celebration, Regional Soccer Tournaments, Shred-it Day, National Night Out and more.    

Contact: Paul Lushin
Meeting days and times: 7 pm -9 pm every first and third Thursday of each month
Fee: $65.00
Location: Lawrence Police Dept. Training and Firing Range
               9530 East 59th Street, Lawrence
Contact Paul Lushin for specific information on location and time of meetings.

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Lebanon Police Department - Post #110

The Lebanon Police Department Explorer Post focuses on entering a career in law enforcement for those high school students up to the age of 21.  Our monthly meetings focus on different topics of Law Enforcement from K9 training, to traffic stops, to proper arrest procedure.  After completing their probationary stage, Explorers will have the opportunity to train alongside of police officers and also work special events such as the 4th of July parade and other various festivals. 

Contact: Justin Knox
Fee: $35.00
Location: Lebanon Police Department
                 201 E Main St. Lebanon

                 Enter through the east side door off of the east parking lot.
Contact Justin Knox for specific information and time of meetings.

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Noblesville Police Department - Post #130

The Noblesville Police Department Exploring program invites you to join them on November 14 for the annual Post open house. This introduction to the program will overview the schedule of events for the year. This particular post is recognized for attending the National Police Exploring Conference and providing an exceptional training week in which youth gain hands on experience.

Contact: Officer Matt Johnston
Open House: Tuesday, November 14
Location:  LGI room for the Noblesville High School
                18111 Cumberland Rd. Noblesville

Cost: $35
Contact Officer Johnston for specific information and times of meetings.

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Richmond Police Department

Live in the Richmond area and interested in a career in law enforcement? The Richmond Police Department invites you to join them and learn more about the different aspects of the career. This program will include hands on activities and ensure a well-rounded program showing what law enforcement is all about.

Contact: Lt. Chris Taylor
Cost: $35
Contact Lt. Chris Taylor for information on location and times of meetings

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Southport Police Department - Post #1832

Are you interested in becoming a police Explorer with Southport Police Department. They allow Explorers to participate in firearms training, defensive tactics, building searches and more. The Southport Police Department insures mentorship is the heart of their program.

Contact: Lt. Nate Williams
Open House Date: Every other Monday from 6 pm - 8 pm
Cost: $35.00
Location:Southport Police Department
                6901 Derbyshire Rd, Southport

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Vigo Co. Sheriff- Post #84

Interested in a career in law enforcement? The Vigo County Sheriff’s Department invites you to join them and learn more about the different aspects of the sheriff’s department. Learning from experts in the field is truly a once in a life time opportunity.

Contact: Bernard Burns
Cost: $35.00
Contact Bernard Burns for information on location and times of meetings.

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Wayne Co. Sheriff - Post #89

The Wayne Co. Sheriff’s department teaches the skills necessary to pursue a career in law enforcement. By utilizing hands on activity as well as classroom presentations, students gain a better understanding on what the career entails. For questions, please contact Adam Blanton at ablanton@co.wayne.in.us

Contact: Adam Blanton
Location:  Wayne Co. Sheriff’s Department
                 200 E Main St, Richmond

Cost: $35
Contact Adam Blanton for specific information and times of meetings.

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Zionsville Police Department

Do you live in the Zionsville area and are interested in a career in law enforcement? The Zionsville Police Department invites you to join them and learn more about different aspects of the career. Topics include physical fitness, safety on the streets and how to conduct oneself as a police officer.

Contact: Officer Josh Chapman
Cost: $35
Contact Officer Josh Chapman for information on location and times of meetings

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