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Law Enforcement Career Exploring

Law Enforcement Career Field

Law Enforcement Exploring is a hands-on program open to young men and women 10-20 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.

Brownsburg Police Department – Post #1848

Enthusiastic young adults with a passion for a career in law enforcement, whether that be as a road officer, FBI or defense attorney. We emphasize learning criminal, traffic and case law. We practice and have classes in defensive tactics, room clearing, crime scene investigations, behavioral science, accident reconstruction, emergency vehicle operations and many other specialties. We meet twice a month and have a small academy in the summer. The cadets also assist with other community projects such as Night Out Against Crime, summer camps and our haunted house.

Contact Phone Email Accepting New Members Meetings Location Cost
Sgt. Peter Fleck (317) 852-1109, ext. 2138 Contact Post Advisor Bi-Monthly Saturdays 7PM Brownsburg Police Training Facility, 75 Whittington Drive, Brownsburg $60

Hancock County Sheriff #901

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Department teaches the skills necessary to
pursue a career in law enforcement. By utilizing classroom and scenario-based
training as well as job shadowing, students gain a better understanding
of what the career entails. Each meeting is open for observation, with
approval by advisory staff.

Contact Phone Email Open House Meetings Location Cost
Donald Munden 317-431-2061[/encod�e] Recruits Year Round Monthly Hancock County Sheriff Office $60

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 Phone Email Open House Meetings Location Cost
Andrew Hampshire Recruits Year Round Monthly Sunday Lebanon Police Department, 201 East Main Street, Lebanon (enter through side door off east parking lot) $60

Wayne County Sheriff Department – Post #89

The Wayne County 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. Each meeting is open for observation, with approval by advisory staff.
Contact Phone Email Open House Meetings Location Cost
Alan Moore Recruits Year Round Bi-Monthly on Mondays 7PM 200 East Main Street, Richmond $0*

*Covered by Wayne Co. Sheriff Department

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