The Erie County Sheriff's Explorer Post #505 is an after school career training program for young adults who want to gain insight into a law enforcement career.
Exploring includes meetings, classes, hands-on exercises, observation, shadowing, field trips, scholarships, internships, and much more.
- forensic sciences,
- drug & alcohol abuse problems,
- drills and ceremonies,
- search warrants,
- personal defense
- police pursuits
- arrest procedures
- search and seizure law
- firearms safety
- first aid skills
Eligibility for the Program:
- Candidates must be between the ages of 14 and 20 years of age,
- Candidates must be considered in good standing at their respective school, and
- Candidates must maintain at least a "C" Average.
The Sheriff's Office Exploring is conducted by Sheriff's Deputies and community volunteers at all three Erie Community College Campuses. Meetings are held twice a month, on weekdays from 6:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. The Sheriff's Explorer Post was established in the year 1999.
For more information or an application, please contact the Sheriff's Office.