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Berrien County Victim Services Unit Victim Services Advocates: You will never have to fear or grieve alone Providing comfort and direction, Victim Services Teams are in place ...

STOPPED

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 ...

SMMART

In 2003, the Michigan Sheriffs’ Association (MSA) recognized the need to assist agencies and the officers’ families through the trauma of having to deal with ...

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Sheriff Matt Saxton of Calhoun County

Address: 161 E. Michigan Ave. Battle Creek, MI 49014

Telephone: 269-969-6441

Website: https://www.calhouncountymi.gov/government/sheriff/

Sheriff Saxton graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Corrections from Lake Superior State University in 1993. He joined the Homer Police Department in 1993, before beginning his career with the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office. From 1994, until today, Sheriff Saxton has served in the roles of Corrections Deputy, Law Enforcement Deputy, Sergeant, Lieutenant, Captain and now the Sheriff of Calhoun County.

Sheriff Saxton is a graduate of the Northwestern University, Center for Public Safety, School of Police Staff and Command. Sheriff Saxton graduated from the FBI National Academy #230 in 2007. He is also a graduate of the New Sheriff’s Leadership Institute, provided by the Michigan Sheriff’s Association.

Sheriff Saxton was elected to office and began his term on January 1, 2013, and he is the Forty-Third Sheriff for Calhoun County.

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