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Sheriff's Office
Anthony M. Wickersham
43565 Elizabeth Road, Mount Clemens, MI 48043
(586) 469-5151

Macomb County Sheriff’s Office, Explorer Post 256

The post has been in existence since 1978. The post is affiliated with the Boy Scouts of America, Great Lakes Council. The post includes students from all over Macomb County and provides young adults (ages 14 - 20) with the opportunity to learn about careers in law enforcement.

The program allows participants the opportunity to explorer a career in law enforcement by working with the Sheriff’s Office and other local law enforcement agencies. Although not all explorers pursue this career, it provides them with a better understanding of the Laws that govern our society. It also provides the explorers with "hands on" experience relating to the field of law enforcement and corrections.

The goal of the program is to educate young men and women about law enforcement through classroom instruction, practical exercises and community service.  The curriculum is meant to help the explorer decide if the field of law enforcement is right for them, develop team building and provide a solid foundation for which they can build a future career.

Note: Explorers are not licensed law enforcement officers and do not have authority to make arrests.

Application Requirements

  • Must be between the ages of 14 and 20
  • Must maintain a “C” average in school and be in good standing
  • No criminal history and a satisfactory driving record
  • Be a resident of Macomb County

For further information about the program, email or call Sgt. McPherson at (586) 469-7363 or Sgt. Conklin at (586) 747-6625.