The Wood County Explorer Post is an extension of the Boy Scouts and is chartered under the Erie Shores Council Division. The Explorer Post trains young adults in several different areas of Law Enforcement including but not limited to traffic control, laws of arrest and proper communication skills. Typically, Explorer post members meet 2 times a month and serve at numerous events throughout the county during the year with their advisors.

Interested in becoming an explorer? Download our application here and turn in to our office.


The Explorer Post is composed of young adults between the ages of 15 to 21. Currently we have approximately 22 members.

Contact information:

Deputy Anthony Thompson
Office: 419-354-9644

Deputy Jared Cooper
Office: 419-833-6011 ext 306

Deputy Paul Garland
Office: 419-354-9001

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