Morris County Sheriff's Office Invites Students to Explore a Career in Law Enforcement


A special event on September 18th will showcase the Police Exploring program, offering insights into the Criminal Justice and Corrections Vocations.

The Morris County Sheriff's Office Explorer Post 140 is opening its doors to interested students for an insightful look into Law Enforcement Exploring. Sheriff James M. Gannon invites anyone intrigued by a career in law enforcement to attend this unique event at the Morris County Public Safety Academy Auditorium on September 18, 2023, at 6:30 pm.

The Event Details:

  • Who: Students interested in the fields of law enforcement, criminal justice, and corrections.
  • What: An introduction to Law Enforcement Exploring, with hands-on experiences and interaction opportunities.
  • When: September 18, 2023, at 6:30 pm.
  • Where: Morris County Public Safety Academy Auditorium.
  • Why: To offer students an engaging perspective into varying dimensions of criminal justice, and to foster connections with the local law enforcement community.
  • How: Simply attend the event – no pre-registration is required.

What is Law Enforcement Exploring?
Law Enforcement Exploring is a program that provides a bridge between theoretical learning and real-world experience in the fields of criminal justice and corrections. Participants will:

  • Engage in Experiential Learning: The program provides hands-on experience in the facets of law enforcement, giving students a clear understanding of the profession.
  • Serve the Community: Explorers will have opportunities to interact with the public at community events, fostering communication and public relations skills.
  • Train in a Paramilitary Environment: Under a structured post and rank system, Explorers will train as they would in a real law enforcement setting.

Sheriff Gannon's initiative highlights the proactive approach of Morris County's law enforcement in engaging with the youth of Morristown and surrounding areas. By showcasing the breadth and depth of opportunities in the sector, the event aims to inspire and equip the next generation of law enforcement professionals.

Local students and their families are encouraged to attend this free event to explore the possibilities that a career in law enforcement can offer. It's an exciting opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the field, ask questions, and envision a potential future in serving the community through law enforcement.

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