Sheriff Rich Martin
Address: 1153 Michigan Ave. Baldwin, MI 49304
Telephone: 231-745-2712 Dispatch: (231) 745-2711
Sheriff Martin has been in law enforcement in the public, private, recreational and judicial sectors for over 25 years. Sheriff Martin is an elected board member, first vice chair, past president, and senior lead master instructor for MCRGO. Being a law enforcement and civilian firearms instructor, he has trained thousands of students and instructors from all over Michigan, the US and Canada. Martin in the architect and co-author of the CPL program for MCRGO.
Starting as a reserve police officer in 1995, Martin has served with the Mattawan Police Department, the Vicksburg Police Department, the Decatur Police Department, the Allegan County Sheriff’s Office, the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office and the Kalamazoo County District Court.
Martin has also been a state licensed private detective since 1993.
Martin is a graduate of the Michigan Sheriff’s Leadership Institute and received recognition from the governor in 2020 for the vast improvements to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office and the community.
Originally from Kalamazoo, Martin and his wife live in Luther, where he also serves on the Luther Fire Department.