Richmond County Explorer Post 121 is a joint venture between the Richmond County Sheriff's Office, Augusta University Police Department, the Richmond County Board of Education Police Department and The purpose of Post 121 is to provide a program of training that educates young adults in the field of law enforcement. Explorer Post 121 will provide an opportunity for service, practical experiences, competition and recreation to the youth of Richmond County. Our goal is to prepare Explorers to become better citizens and community members through character development, physical fitness and good citizenship. Post 121 will meet every other Wednesday at the Augusta University Police Department. 

Mission Statement

To educate and involve youth in police operations, build interest in law enforcement careers, build mutual understanding, educate Explorers of the law enforcement function in our community, and provide awareness of the complexities of police service, through involvement, education and teamwork.

Contact Information

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Ofc. Taryn Kam

  • POST Senior Advisor


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Lt. Jimmy Laird

  • POST Committee Member


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LT. Jeff Tilley

  • POST Committee Member

706-826-1000 ext 5590

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Troy Moses

  • POST Committee Member


Requirements to Join

Eligible Explorers must complete a multi-part hiring process to be accepted into Post 121.

This includes the following:

  • Must be between 14 and 21 years of age
  • Must maintain a 2.0 gpa
  • A complete Boy Scouts of America Learning for Life application (with parent signature if under 18 years of age) 
  • A criminal background Check
  • Successful completion of a board interview


Request information to join