The Michigan Law Enforcement Youth Advisory Committee (MLEYAC) is hosting a recruitment event on June 22, 2023, from 1-4 p.m. at Fort Custer in Augusta, Michigan.

The MLEYAC comprises sworn law enforcement officers from across Michigan and is hosting a training academy for youth aged 14-20 interested in law enforcement. Youth participants are part of an explorer program and represent various departments across the state. The program is a week-long boot camp-style academy. Participants experience physical activity, military drills, water safety, interviewing skills, alcohol and drug awareness, gang awareness, domestic violence awareness, first aid, leadership, public speaking, life skills, and other team and character-building exercises. This program forges a foundation of responsibility, respect, and trust, benefitting the students, the law enforcement officers, and the community.

MLEYAC Recruitment Event Details

This 42nd annual recruitment event provides opportunities for law enforcement agencies to meet youth entering the law enforcement field now and in the coming years. Information will also be provided for agencies on how their departments can start their own explorer posts and create a hiring pipeline.

Michigan Law Enforcement Youth Advisory Committee participants

To RSVP for this program, please email the MLEYA Executive Director, Officer Joshua Cudney, at

Learn About the Michigan Law Enforcement Youth Advisory Committee

The Michigan Law Enforcement Youth Advisory Committee (MLEYAC) is a 501 c3 nonprofit organization that aims to provide youth with the opportunity to develop leadership skills and build positive relationships with law enforcement officers. By hosting explorer training academies, the MLEYAC hopes to bring agencies in to recruit potential officers, create interest to start a post, and encourage posts that don’t normally attend to become involved with youth interested in law enforcement careers.

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