The mission of the Macomb Police Department Explorer Post #4044 is to educate and mentor young men and women who are interested in the field of law enforcement and provide an environment which impresses the importance of community service, responsibility, maturity and teamwork upon them.
Police Exploring is a career-oriented volunteer program sponsored by Learning for Life, a subsidiary program of the Boy Scouts of America. The program allows participants the opportunity to explore a career in law enforcement by working with their local law enforcement agencies.
We educate young men and women in the field of law enforcement through classroom instruction and practical exercises. Our curriculum is meant to help the explorer decide if the field of law enforcement is right for them and provide a sound foundation for which they can build their career. Topics of instruction include but, are not limited to:
– The Hiring Process
– Field Training
– Report Writing
– Courtroom Testimony
– Traffic Enforcement
– Crime Scene Investigation
– Radio Communication
– Firearm Safety
– Evidence Processing
– Have a strong interest in Law Enforcement
– Be 14 to 20 years of age
– Be of good moral character
– All applicants must submit to a background investigation
o Misdemeanor charges and past alcohol/drug abuse may disqualify applicants
o Felony charges and/or current alcohol/drug abuse will disqualify applicants
– Be in good academic standing with educational institution
– Demonstrate a willingness to participate and exercise leadership skills
If you are interested in becoming a Police Explorer, please complete the application below and submit it either in person or by mail to the Macomb Police Department, ATTN: Officer Marass.