Franklin County Sheriff

Explorer Program


The Public Safety Support Citizen Academy offers opportunity in character building, leadership, homeland security, police and fire response, emergent response and preparedness. Youth, ages 14 to 21 will be exposed to a range of public safety career options while gaining practical "hands-on" experience upon graduation from the eight-week training program. Completion of training will prepare participants to provide support to public safety forces during disasters as well as volunteer during special and routine events.


Extensive eight-week training curriculum including units on:

Eligibility Requirements


Training Classes

Saturday classes will begin on August 9, 2014 and run through October 11, 2014. All classes will be held from 9:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.


City Hall - Grove City
4035 Broadway
Grove City, Ohio 43123


Applications will be accepted throughout the year for future training classes.


If you would like to apply, please download and fill out the application and e-mail it to either Sergeant Charley Brown, or Corporal Samuel Byrd (contact information is listed below).

Explorer Program Application


Sergeant Charley Brown
Franklin County Sheriff's Office

Corporal Samuel Byrd
Franklin County Sheriff's Office