Sheriff Daniel Bean
Address: 107 Grove St., PO Box 568 Bellaire, MI 49615
Graduated Lake Superior State University in 1981 with a Bachelor’s degree in Law enforcement. I also hold an associate’s degree in natural resources.
Began law enforcement at the East Jordan Police Dept. May 1981 as a patrol officer and then went to the Mancelona Police Dept. August 1981.
In 1985 was hired at the Antrim County Sheriffs’ Office as a dispatcher/Corrections officer and went to the road patrol shortly after that.
Was school liaison officer for 18 years teaching the D.A.R.E. program (Drug Abuse Resistance Education).
Was a volunteer fire fighter for 13 years and an ambulance EMT for 10 years.
Received my Master’s degree in Occupational Education in 1993 from Ferris State University.
Was promoted to Undersheriff in 1992 which was held until 2008 when I ran for Sheriff and won. We are now entering into our third term uncontested.
I am have been married to Robin for 30 years and have three children Julie, Andrew and Jeremy.