Blount County
Sheriff's Office

940 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway
Maryville, TN 37804

Phone: (865) 273-5000
    Fax: (865) 273-5134

Crime Prevention Hotline
           (865) 273-5200
Non-Emergency Dispatch
           (865) 983-3620

Apply for the
Citizens Academy

Apply for the
LE Training Academy
Apply for the
Explorer Post Program

This volunteer program is a vital part of the Sheriff's Office.  The Explorer Program is designed for individuals between the ages of 16 and 20.  This volunteer position is highly visible in the community and, in such, should be treated seriously and maturely.

In order to become and maintain membership in the Explorer Post, the individual must:

  • Not have a juvenile record / criminal record.
  • If in school, maintatin a "C" average in all classes.
  • Be in good standing with teachers and principals.
To apply for the Explorer Post, please click on the link below. 
Please answer all questions on the application completely with black ink only.

Download Explorer Post Application PDF (160 KB)

Completed applications can be mailed to the following address:

Blount County Sheriff's Office
Attn: Det. Joe McCarter
936 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway
Maryville, TN 37804