Happy Halloween from the Wexford County Sheriff's Office!
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Wexford County Sheriff's Office is located at 820 S. Carmel St, Cadillac, 49601 MI. The Wexford County Sheriff's Office phone number is 231-779-9211.
Happy Halloween from the Wexford County Sheriff's Office!
Parents, here are some great safety tips to talk with your kids about this Halloween!
Parents of teen drivers: Have you heard of Michigan's Stopped program? " The Michigan Sheriffs’ Association (MSA) and State Farm Insurance® are pleased to offer the STOPPED (Sheriffs’ Telling Our Parents & Promoting Educated Drivers) program. A parental notification system which was developed for the state by MSA, the goal of STOPPED is to reduce the number of young drivers who are involved in motor vehicle crashes each year. Parents voluntarily register their vehicles with MSA online. They may register any vehicle - car, boat, ORV, moped, motorcycle - that will be operated by a driver under 21. An identification decal is issued by MSA and affixed to the top left corner of the rear windshield of the vehicle where it serves as a constant reminder to the teen to always drive as if his/her parents are in the car. If, for any reason, the vehicle is pulled over by a participating law enforcement agency while a driver under 21 is driving a notification is sent to the registered owner of the vehicle. Notification includes the time and location of the stop, the driver’s name and number of passengers in the vehicle, the reason for the stop and whether or not any citations were issued. A driver’s license is one of the most visible symbols of a child’s progression into adulthood. However, bad habits are difficult to change once set." Follow the link to enroll today! https://www.misheriff.org/programs/stopped/
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nature of Incident: LARCENY OF MONEY Date/Time of Incident: September 27th @ 11am Location of Incident: Wal-Mart—Haring Township INCIDENT DESCRIPTION: The Wexford County Sheriff's Office is investigating the larceny of money taken from a self-scan checkout on September 27, 2018 at Wal-Mart in Haring Township. Officers are asking for the public's help in identifying a person of interest in the incident. Attached are recently obtained photos from Wal-Mart on the date of the theft. The Wexford County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information or knowledge of the identity of this woman to please leave a message for the investigating Officer at 231-306-2074 or to contact the Silent Observer at 231-779-9215 or by downloading the app- P3Tips. Thank you.
DID YOU KNOW... In Michigan, impaired driving represented 45.7% of all traffic fatalities in 2017. In 2017 359 people died in Michigan as a result of alcohol-involved traffic crashes, an increase from 274 people in 2016. October in Michigan is an especially deadly time for alcohol-and-drug related crashes. Between 2011 and 2016, the number of alcohol-involved fatal crashes in Michigan was the third Highest with 151 total. Only August (167) and July (159) saw higher numbers. *Statistics courtesy of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning Drink responsibly and plan ahead. Arrange alternate sober transportation. Designate a sober driver. Keep the road safe for everyone.
Make sure you check our Baker College's Law Enforcement day located in the student center! Stop in and say hello to Deputy Lipar and Corrections Sgt. Piskor!
The Wexford County Sheriff's Office would like to Congratulate Wexford County Corrections Sgt. Piskor on completing First Line Supervision School! She is pictured with Lt. McDaniel. Sgt. Piskor recently attended 80 hours First Line Supervision which is comprised the of "Problem-Based Learning" model or PBL. PBL is defined as an "instructional method in which the teacher builds instruction around a practical problem and encourages pupils to discuss the problem in small groups, with an aim to cultivate active learning, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills among them." (Lahden) Training consisted of 3 days on campus at Michigan State University, 3 days of facilitated distance learning and 4 days of instructional learning at the Eaton County Sheriff's Office. Development of this course was made possible through Michigan Justice Training funds awarded by the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards to Michigan State University. It was developed in partnership with the various local agencies who facilitated the training. Congratulations Sgt. Piskor!
Congratulations to Sheriff LaJoye-Young!
Please join us in welcoming our newest Animal Control Officer Jamie Geeseman! She was sworn in today by Sheriff Taylor. Welcome ACO Geeseman!
*****PHOTOS The Wexford County Sheriff's Office is hoping that the public may be able to help identify the suspect in Friday's press release. These photos were recently obtained from Walmart's asset protection division. MEDIA RELEASE:9/14/18 Nature of Incident: LARCENY OF PURSE FROM CADILLAC WALMART Date/Time of Incident: JULY 20, 2018 @ 2:20 PM Location of Incident: 8917 E 34 RD. CADILLAC MI, 49601 Investigating Officer(s): DEPUTY C. LIPAR On July 20, 2018 the Wexford County Sheriff’s Office took a complaint of a stolen purse from Walmart in Cadillac. The victim left her purse in a cart at the entry way of Walmart. Shortly after, the purse was taken by an unknown male, possibly in his late 50s, with short white hair and goatee. The suspect was wearing a plain white t-shirt and blue jean shorts. Deputies are asking anyone with who may have information regarding this incident to contact the Wexford County Central Dispatch at 231-779-9211, The Wexford County Sheriff’s Office at 231-779-9216, or Silent Observer at 231-779-9215.
TODAY! Cadillac Fire Department, 4-7pm; free hot dogs, fresh off the grill, while they last!
“One of the worst days in America’s history saw some of the bravest acts in Americans’ history. We’ll always honor the heroes of 9/11. And here at this hallowed place, we pledge that we will never forget their sacrifice.” » President George W. Bush
How do you become a sheriff’s correctional deputy? The Michigan Sheriff’s Coordinating and Training Council (MSCTC) was established following the signing of Public Act 125 of 2003. The MSCTC establishes and oversees minimum mandatory recruitment, training and occupational certification requirements for these special deputies. For example, pre-employment hiring standards require that an interested person complete and successfully pass the following prior to being offered employment by a sheriff’s office: Criminal background check; Mental fitness evaluation via written examination and examination by a licensed healthcare professional; Successful completion of the Local Corrections Officer Physical Ability Test (LCOPAT). https://www.correctionsone.com/careers/articles/472675187-The-vital-and-hidden-role-of-sheriffs-correctional-deputies/
Please feel free to share this posting! All applications are due by 4pm on Friday, September 21st. Applicants can pick up an application at our Office or at the County Administrator's Office. Applications can be downloaded online by visiting wexfordcounty.org and selecting employment under the services tab. Thank you!