Sheriff: Sheriff Greg Zyburt
Address: 236 W Baraga Ave.
Marquette, MI 49855
Sheriff Greg Zyburt has 36 years of law enforcement experience. Prior to taking office as Sheriff on January 1, 2017, he was the Chief of Police in Chocolay Township for 30 years. Prior to that, he worked as a patrolman in the former Mid-Township, which served Ishpeming, Negaunee, Richmond, Tilden and Republic Townships.
During his tenure with Chocolay Township, he brought in hundreds of thousands of dollars into the community in the form of grant funds to improve technology and service. His efforts have helped to secure bullet proof vests, drug detection equipment, body-worn cameras, in-car cameras and in-car computers. His early experience with body-worn cameras led to an invitation to testify before a White House criminal justice panel in 2015 and to serve as a Department of Justice consultant. In 2000, Sheriff Zyburt supplemented his training by graduating from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.
During his career, Sheriff Zyburt has served on many Law Enforcement Boards/Committees and continues to do so as Sheriff. He has also been very active in community service over the years and is still an active member of the Critical Incident Stress Management Team, Marquette Area Public Schools District Crisis Team and Marquette County Paisano Club.