Tuscola County Sheriff's Office Mission Statement
The Tuscola County Sheriff"s Office will serve the public by providing assistance, coordination, and delivery of law enforcement, corrections and support services for the safety and protection of people and property with respect to the constitutional rights of all citizens.
- Firearm Auction for FFL Dealers: 8/25/2012 Details and List of Firearms
Links You May Find Useful
Those interested in working either as a Corrections Deputy or Road Patrol Deputy should go online to https://www.empco.net/msa/
The Sheriff’s Office no longer takes walk in applications for these positions.
2013 Child passenger safety seat checking stations -View here
Purchase Permits for Handguns with a valid CCW
A CCW permit RI60 (date 10/02/08) should be used.
A permit may be obtained on the Michigan Government Website, a firearm dealer or at the Sheriff's Office.
Sellers will fill permit out accordingly-2 copies (MSP and agency copy). These need to be returned by mail to the Tuscola County Sheriff's Office, 420 Court St Caro Mi 48723, attention Dep. Deanna Marshall. The permit may also be dropped off in the lobby of the Sheriff's Office to Dep. Marshall.
There is no reason to bring the weapon in to be inspected.
As of 01/07/09, there are no gun registrations. The only requirement after purchase is to mail or drop off 2 copies to the Tuscola County Sheriff's Office and to carry your bill of sale with you, when you have possession of the weapon for 30 days.
Without a Valid CCW
A purchase permit is needed to buy a weapon. The permit may be applied for at your local Police Dept. or your County Sheriff's Office. After purchase 2 parts will need to be mailed or dropped off at the Tuscola County Sheriff's Office to Dep. Deanna Marshall. For further information read the CCW section above. The purchase permit will need to have your signature signed before a Notary Public before you purchase the weapon.
Permits are issued Monday thru Friday 8am-4pm
Copies of Incident reports
Copies of Incident reports can be obtained at the Sheriff Office Monday thru Friday 8am-4pm. To ensure that the records person is there the day you are coming in it is advisable to call ahead to 989-673-8161 ex 2239.
$1.00 for each page of the report/ $5.00 for each picture requested.
If you have been involved in a traffic crash in Tuscola County and would like to obtain a copy of that report, you may do so in person or by going online to http://www.authorizetransaction.com/iyeTek/. It is required that all insurance companies seeking traffic crash reports starting in April 2012, use the http://www.authorizetransaction.com/iyeTek/ website.
Tuscola County Bad check policy
The Tuscola County Prosecutors Office has several requirements that must be met when they will handle a bad check complaint. Among other things a 5 day notice must be sent first by you to the person who wrote the check. It must be sent by certified mail, return receipt requested, restricted delivery to addressee only. You can stop at the Prosecutors Office at the Tuscola County Courthouse to pickup a copy of a 5 day notice to send and to find out the full requirement that you must meet before they will prosecute.
Tuscola County Sheriff Mounted Division
The Mounted Division is comprise of dedicated volunteers currently consisting of ( _) members.
- Bauerschmidt, Charmain
- Campbell, Brian
- Curell, Charlie
- Harp, Heather
- Holzworth, Charles
- Kerr, Rhonda
- McDaniel, Jimmy
- Phillips, Robert
- Rendon, Ray
- Taylor, Debbie
- Thayer, Barbara
- Thompson, Kelly
- Ward, Robert
- Wells, Cindy
The Marine Division run entirely thru grant money received from the Michigan DNR. Our staff of part time officers teach Marine Safety in area schools and provide boat patrol on Saginaw Bay and the inland lakes of Tuscola County.
Tuscola County Explorer Post
The purpose of the Explorer Program is the same at that of the Boy Scouts of America: Character development, promote good citizenship, leadership training, and personal and mental fitness. The Exploring program is designed to provide positive youth development in young men and women 14 to 20 years old. Exploring offers a positive way to make an impact on the growth and development of our future leaders and employees. Currently Deputies Steve Roland, Barbara Peters and Rodney Bertsch run the program for Tuscola County.