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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 ...


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 ...


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 ...

Featured Sheriff

Sheriff Mark Valesano of Iron County

Address: 2 S 6th St., Suite 18 Crystal Falls, MI 49920

Telephone: 906-875-0650


Sheriff Valesano has been with the Iron County Sheriffs’ Office for over 30 years and Sheriff since 2008. Sheriff Valesano served as an Iron County patrol deputy and was a D.A.R.E. officer for 10 years. Prior to his service with the Iron County Sheriffs’ Office, Sheriff Valesano served as a police officer with the Crystal Falls City Police Department. He has a total of over 35 years in the law enforcement profession. He holds professional seats on the U.P. Michigan Municipal Risk Management Board, Iron County Kinship Board, the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Board, and the Iron County Collaborative Board.

Sheriff Valesano holds a bachelor’s degree from Northern Michigan University. He also is a graduate of the Northern Michigan University Police Academy. He is a certified Police Officer in the state of Michigan.

Sheriff Valesano and his wife Linda have been married for 40 years, and they have 3 grown children and two grandchildren.

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