How to Join

The program is offered to any youths with an interest in law enforcement that meet the following criteria:
  • Between the ages 14 to 21
  • Have and maintain a 2.0 GPA or "C" average
  • Have no negative contacts with the police
  • Be willing to commit to the program
  • Receive parental approval
  • Complete an application
  • Pass a background check
  • Pass an interview process
Explorer Patch
If you are interested in becoming a Bay City Department of Public Safety Explorer contact the following advisors at 989-892-5900: Officer Jason Richnak or Officer Nick Pletzke.