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Michigan Sheriff's Association

Calhoun County

Sheriff: Sheriff Matt Saxton

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

Telephone: 269-969-6441


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.