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Explorers Post 701
Explorer Post 701 is a group of young men and women in high school and college (ages 14 to adult) interested in the field of law enforcement. Areas of interest include, Sheriff, Deputy Sheriff, Corrections Officer, Scientific Investigator and Dispatcher.
The program is administered by off-duty Sheriff's Office personnel. The program is sanctioned, insured, and follows the guidelines and rules set forth by the Boy Scouts of America Exploring Division.
Classes include but are not limited to:
- K-9 Handling
- Special Weapons & Tactics Training
- Handcuffing Techniques
- Report Writing
- Court Procedures
- Sex Crime Investigation
- Patrol & Traffic Techniques
- Homicide Investigation
- FIRST AID and CPR*
*It should be noted that all classes are shortened versions of actual academy classes and are not accredited with the exception of FIRST AID and CPR.
Every Thursday night 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.
How to Join
The Sheriff's Office conducts an annual recruitment program which concludes September 30th of each year. An OPEN HOUSE is scheduled in October where enrollment and interviews are conducted. A student must sign up by November 15th, of each year as academy classes begin. For more information call (216) 443-6085.