The Sheriff is charged with enforcing the laws enacted by the legislature and is the primary officer responsible for the providing patrol and traffic services on the county primary and secondary roads. The Sheriff is an Officer of the Court with responsibility for execution of orders, judgments, and civil process as well as maintenance of security for the court. The Sheriff is responsible for the establishment, maintenance and operation of the County Jail and ancillary services.
The Sheriff is directly responsible to the citizens of the county for the provisions of effective and acceptable law enforcement services, as well as the safe and effective operation of the jail. In the delivery of these services, the Sheriff works in cooperation with the County Board of Commissioners and other elected and county department heads to provide these services in the most efficient, cost effective manner.
940 US Highway 41
L’Anse, MI 49946
Phone: (906) 524-6177
OPEN 24 HOURS A DAY, 7 DAYS A WEEK (INCLUDING HOLIDAYS)
Jim Gabe – Chief Deputy
Daune Smith – Homeland Security Director
Alison King – Animal Control Deputy
Pat Chamberlain – Correction Officer