These deputies are experts in the investigation of traffic accidents. These deputies are responsible for the investigation of all fatal and serious injury accidents. These deputies have attended many courses that have provided them the necessary skills to accurately document the scene of a traffic crash, create scale diagrams from field notes and sketches and calculate vehicle speeds based on the laws of physics and the physical evidence at the scene of the crash.
The Kalkaska Sheriff Office currently has two deputies assigned to the Emergency Response Team
Past Team Members:
These deputies are part of a multi-jurisdictional special weapons and tactics team. The ERT was created to respond to certain high risk incidents such as barricaded suspect, hostage negotiations, sniper activity, high risk search/arrest warrant service, high risk apprehension, personal protection, civil disorder and other special threat situations. ERT members are highly trained in automatic and semi-automatic shoulder weapons, handheld weapons, less lethal weapon deployment, chemical weapon deployment, building search, high risk warrant service and close quarter combat. Each member of the ERT maintains a high degree of firearms proficiency and physical ability. Training is conducted on a monthly basis.