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Sheriff Department

Support Services Division

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Kent County Sheriff Department Support Services Division is to provide logistical and technical support to all employees of the Kent County Sheriff Department and serves the public through the operations of Records Management, Special Event Coordination, Dive Team/Marine Patrol, Traffic/Safety Unit, Emergency Communications Center, Training Unit, and the Community Policing Unit. We will provide our employees the best available training, education, work environment, equipment, and leadership so they may serve the citizens of Kent County to the best of their ability.

Current Command Staff

Capt. Scott L. Brown
scott.brown@kentcountymi.gov
Overall command of the Support Services Division, reports to the Office of the Sheriff. 

Lt. Jeff McAlary
jeff.mcalary@kentcountymi.gov
Reports to Captain Brown and is the Command Officer responsible for Special Events, OHSP Grants, Fleet Management, and the Radio Service/Communication systems throughout the county.

Lt. Tim Kraai
tim.kraai@kentcountymi.gov
Reports to Captain Brown and is the Command Officer responsible for the Records Management System, Transcription, 416 Traffic Enforcement Unit, Records Unit, Dive Team, Marine Patrol Unit, Special Projects, and Parks Officers.

Lt. Jeff DeVries
Jeff.devries@kentcountymi.gov
(616) 632-6207
Reports to Captain Brown and is responsible for the Training Unit, Community Policing Officers, School Resource Officers, and Parks Officers.




Contact Us

Sheriff Department

   

701 Ball Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm

(616) 632-6100

(616) 632-6122

Lawrence A. Stelma

Lawrence A. Stelma
Sheriff

Michelle Young
Under Sheriff

Kevin Kelley
Chief Deputy-Law Enforcement

Chuck Dewitt
Chief Deputy-Corrections

Correctional Facility

703 Ball Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Administration
(616) 632-6400

Inmate Information
(616) 632-6300

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