Sheriff Sean Dush
Address: 1347 E. Townsend Rd St. Johns, MI 48879
Address: 1347 E. Townsend Rd. St. Johns MI 48879
Sheriff Dush was born in Lansing and raised in St. Johns. He graduated from St. Johns High School in 1991 where he competed in football and wrestling. Sheriff Dush joined the US Army out of high school where he was Honorably Discharged. Once home from the military, Sheriff Dush attended Ferris State University where he obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. While attending Ferris State University in the summer of 1997, Sheriff Dush completed his internship in the Clinton County Jail where he observed the day-to-day operations of the jail. Upon graduating from Ferris State University in 1998, Sheriff Dush was hired as the Community Corrections Coordinator for the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office where he placed low level offenders on work crews and substance abuse counseling. In 2001, Sheriff Dush attended the 68th Mid-Michigan Police Academy where he was one of 3 class presidents. Upon graduating from the police academy in 2001, Sheriff Dush was assigned to the road patrol as a Deputy. Sheriff Dush was promoted to Road Patrol Sergeant in 2008. In 2011, Sheriff Dush was promoted to Detective Sergeant and in 2017 he was promoted to Detective Lieutenant where he remained until he was appointed Sheriff on May 1st, 2022, after Sheriff Jerue retired. Sheriff Dush has worked for the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office for 24 years.
During his time at the Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff Dush has received many awards including multiple Departmental Commendations, Departmental Citations, Employee of the Year, and a Michigan Sheriffs Association Distinguished Service Medal presented by Governor Granholm. Sheriff Dush is a graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigation Law Enforcement Executive Seminar and the Police Executives and New Chief’s School.
Sheriff Dush and his wife Stephanie have four children and reside in St. Johns.