Sheriff Department

Law Enforcement Division-Patrol

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Mission Statement

The Mission of the Sheriff’s Uniformed Patrol Division is to provide general, high visibility police patrol and protection in conjunction with investigation of criminal, civil, and traffic-related matters. This division additionally provides public awareness through education and community programs. By utilizing continuous training and updated technology, the road patrol deputy can be efficient in police service, along with achieving proper and positive action even in the most trying circumstances.

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Command Staff

Captain Troy Woodwyk
troy.woodwyk@kentcountymi.gov
Oversees the Patrol Enforcement Division

Lt. Nick Kaechele
Nick.kaechele@kentcountymi.gov
Oversees night shift operations

Lt. Heather Martin
heather.martin@kentcountymi.gov
In charge of the North and Central Sectors

Lt. E. J. Johnson
E.J.Johnson@kentcountymi.gov
616) 632-6190
Oversees night shift operations

Lt. Bryan Muir
Bryan.Muir@kentcountymi.gov
Is in charge of the East and South Sectors

Standard Patrol Vehicle Equipment for use by Patrol Deputies:

  • In-car Video System
  • Electronic Tickets
  • Electronic Traffic Crash Reports
  • Mobile Data Computers
  • Wireless Internet Connections
  • Radar/Lidar Equipment for Traffic Enforcement
  • Patrol Rifles, tasers, bean bag shotguns
  • Breaching Equipment