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Law Enforcement Exploring:

Law Enforcement Exploring is a hands-on program open to young adults who have completed the 8th grade, and are at least 14 years old, through 20 years old, interested in a career in law enforcement or a related field in the criminal justice system.

The program offers young adults a personal awareness of the criminal justice system through training, practical experiences, competition and other activities. Additionally, the program promotes personal growth through character development, respect for the rule of law, physical fitness, good citizenship and patriotism.

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Explorers observing a helicopter demo at the Michigan Law Enforcement Youth Training Acadmey
K-9 demo during class at the Michigan Law Enforcement Youth Training Academy
Michigan Law Enforcement Youth Advisory Committee Member with an Explorer

The Michigan Law Enforcement Youth Advisory Committee is dedicated to providing the best experience to youth interested in Law Enforcement. Learn more about the committee here.

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There are several explorer posts across the State of Michigan. Find your local post today.

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Departments, Sheriff Offices, State and Federal Agencies are seeking quality candidates today. See who is currently hiring now. 

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Support Our Mission:

Donate to Keep Our Costs Low and Empower Explorers!

Since 1986, our non-profit organization has been dedicated to fostering the growth and development of young explorers through our State Competition and Training Academy. Our financial goal has always been to keep the cost of participation as low as possible, ensuring that all aspiring explorers have equal access to our programs.

We rely on the generous support of individuals like you to maintain our commitment to affordability. None of our committee members receive any form of compensation, and our dedicated role players, instructors, and adult staff selflessly volunteer their time without any financial or non-financial rewards. This ensures that 100% of your donations go directly towards supporting our explorers.

By donating to our cause, you play a vital role in enabling young individuals to embark on their exploratory journeys. Your contribution helps cover the costs of training materials, equipment, facilities, lodging, and meals, allowing us to continue offering high-quality experiences while keeping our fees affordable for all.

Join us in empowering the next generation of explorers. Your continued financial support is invaluable in keeping our costs low and opening doors of opportunity for deserving individuals.


Together, we can inspire and shape the future of exploration. Donate today and make a lasting impact!

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