Uniformed Law Enforcement Division 

Mike Wiers, Detective Sergeant
uniformed law enforcement
Michael Austin, Deputy Sheriff
Austin Booms, Deputy Sheriff
Nathan Edwards,
Deputy Sheriff
Jason Frolenko, Deputy Sheriff
Daylen Garver, Deputy Sheriff
Mike Keeler,  Deputy Sheriff
Monie Shafer, Deputy Sheriff
Christopher Tombs, Deputy Sheriff
Mitchell Vanderhoff, Deputy Sheriff
Kevin Vorpagel, Deputy Sheriff
Eric Grace, Deputy Sheriff/Lake City School Liaison Officer
Ron Gwizdala, Marine/Snow/ORV Deputy
Dan Moran, Marine Deputy Sheriff, part-time

         Tom Dettloff, Deputy Sheriff, part-time
          Bob Poshadlo, Deputy Sheriff, part-time

The Missaukee County Sheriff’s Office currently employs 10 full-time Uniformed Law Enforcement Officers and 1 Sergeant, 1 Marine/ORV/Snowmobile Safety Officer, 1 undercover Narcotics Detective, and several part-time law enforcement officers.

The 10 full-time Uniformed Law Enforcement Officers and 1 Sergeant respond to original calls for police services whether they are emergency or non-emergency. Those calls can be of a criminal nature, traffic related, citizen assists and/or any number of miscellaneous requests for assistance including medical responses. These Officers are responsible for taking complaints, investigating these complaints, and seeing the case through to court proceedings if necessary. Other essential job duties and responsibilities of the Uniformed Division include:

  • Traffic patrol to observe traffic violations and issue warnings and citations
  • Transport and/or escort inmates between courtrooms, prison, and medical facilities
  • Serve subpoenas, summonses, and all other Civil Process
  • Maintain order and security in the courtroom during jury trials
  • Locate and take persons into custody on arrest warrants
  • Testify in court to present evidence by describing conditions, situations, and actions
  • Ensure and promote the safety and security of all citizens

 All members of the Uniformed Law Enforcement Division are Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) Certified.