Sheriff Craig Mast
Address: 216 E Lincoln St., P.O. Box 32 Hart, MI 49420
Sheriff Mast has been employed with the sheriff’s office since 1993. Sheriff Mast started at the sheriff’s office as a dispatcher in December of 1993. Sheriff Mast has moved through the ranks, promoted to Sergeant in 2000, and as Lieutenant in 2009, elected Sheriff in November of 2016.
Sheriff Mast graduated from Hart High School in 1988, attending Western Michigan University earning a bachelor’s degree in Law Enforcement.
Sheriff Mast began his law enforcement career at Hart, Shelby, and Pentwater Police Departments working part time until he was hired at the sheriff’s office.
Sheriff Mast has been a member of the multi-agency “Sheriff’s Emergency Response Team” (SWAT), a member of the Dive Team, and snowmobile patrol.
Sheriff Mast has served on the Cove Task Force Against Domestic Violence. Sheriff has been a Member of Oceana County System of Care. Sheriff Mast was selected as Cove “Officer of the Year” in 2015. Sheriff Mast is an active member in Oceana LEADS.
Sheriff Mast has served as a youth football coach and girls assistant varsity softball coach. Sheriff Mast is an active NRA member. Sheriff Mast and his wife Carol live in Hart where they have two college aged children.