Dedicated to serve, protect and respect the residents and visitors of
Kalkaska County through leadership, professionalism and integrity.
Create a safe community in which to live, work and play.
The Kalkaska County Sheriff’s Office will accomplish this through
continued excellence with proactive law enforcement, cooperation and
The office of the sheriff shall maintain a safe, secure and cost effective
jail that recognizes the dignity of all individuals while adhering to all
constitutional standards and regulatory guidelines.
Sound Fiscal Management
The Kalkaska Sheriff’s Office and each member will strive to:
- Provide the best in quality service to earn the
highest respect and confidence from the citizens in Kalkaska County.
- Provide public service through individual
attention with empathy, integrity and professionalism.
- Identify areas in which public safety can be
- Be leaders in the area of responsibility and
accountability by exercising the maximum effort toward reaching the
Kalkaska Sheriff’s Office mission.
- Treat all citizens and fellow employees in a fair
and equitable manner.
- Reduce crime, make roadways safe, and provide
assistance to the public in the most professional manner.
- Be conscious of how they manage their resources
and to focus their activities with the greatest impact on the Kalkaska
Sheriff’s Office priorities.
- Utilize the best available technology to meet the
demands of its employees and the citizens that they serve.
As members of the Kalkaska Sheriff’s Office we must constantly be
cognizant of our future expectations. We must work together, plan and strive
for excellence realizing that the daily decisions that are made will reflect
on the future of our Office.