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MSP Program Descriptions and Organizational Structure

Michigan State Police

Organization Details

Col. James F. Grady II

Director

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Mailing Address
P.O. Box 30634
Lansing, Michigan 48909
Directions
Contact Information
Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET

24/7: 517-332-2521

517-241-6815

Biometrics and Identification Unit

Organization Details

Ms. Angie Yankowski

Director

Contact Information
Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET

517-388-1192

The Biometrics and Identification Division (BID) was formed in 2011 for its strong emphasis on the sciences and technologies critical to public safety. Michigan was the first state agency to establish a dedicated biometrics division. In the last decade, the division has progressed to include the specialty areas of polygraph, forensic audio/video analysis, ten-print and palmprint identification, facial identification, forensic art, and DNA. 

Budget, Financial, and Facilities Division

Organization Details

Ms. Amanda Baker

Director

Contact Information

Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET

517-336-6376

The Budget, Financial, and Facilities Division (BFFD) is responsible for developing and monitoring the department's budget, purchasing, fleet management, and facilities and warehouse management. 

Chief Deputy Director

Organization Details

Lt. Col. Aimee Brimacombe

Chief Deputy Director

Contact Information
Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET

517-284-3309

The Chief Deputy Director has responsibility for the formulation and implementation of the department's mission, policies, strategic plans, directives, organization structure and for the direction of all departmental staff excluding those reporting to the Director. 

Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division

Organization Details

Vacant

Commander

Contact Information
Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET

517-284-3250

The motor carrier officers of the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division (CVED) conduct road patrol activities focused on commercial vehicle enforcement. Additional responsibilities include conducting federal compliance reviews and investigations, school bus inspections, and conducting safety audits. CVED's Regulatory and Credentialing Section is responsible for insurance and safety regulations of intrastate for-hire motor carriers, as well as regulating rate and consumer protection of intrastate motor carriers of household goods. 

Communications and Outreach Division

Organization Details

Ms. Shanon Banner

Director

Contact Information
Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET

517-284-3222

The Communications and Outreach Division (COD) manages a full range of services to the Director, Leadership Team, and worksites across the state related to media and public relations, brand and customer experience, and internal communications.

Criminal Justice Information Center

Organization Details

Ms. Michelle Kleckler

Director

Contact Information
Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET

517-241-0600

The Criminal Justice Information Center (CJIC) is responsible for the administration of legislatively mandated programs and central repositories for criminal histories, sex offenders, pistol registrations, concealed pistol licenses, local case management, traffic crashes, and crime data.

Eighth District

Organization Details

Capt. Darren Green

Commander

Contact Information
Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. ET

906-204-9202

The Eighth District includes uniform members and detectives stationed at seven posts providing services to 15 counties, encompassing the entire Upper Peninsula. 

Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division

Organization Details

Capt. Kevin Sweeney

Commander

Contact Information
Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET

517-284-3966

The Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division (EMHSD) is responsible for assisting local jurisdictions with response and recovery efforts for natural and man-made disasters and serves as the state’s liaison with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The EMHSD also maintains Michigan’s Emergency Management Plan.

Field Services Bureau

Organization Details

Lt. Col. David Sosinski

Commander

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Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET

517-332-2521

The Field Services Bureau (FSB) is comprised of the First, Second, Third, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth districts, as well as the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division, Special Operations Division, and Special Investigation Division. 

Fifth District

Organization Details

Capt. Michael Brown

Commander

Contact Information
Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. ET

269-657-6081

The Fifth District includes uniform members and detectives stationed at four posts providing services to nine counties in southwest Michigan.

First District

Organization Details

Capt. Steve O'Neill

Commander

Contact Information
Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. ET

517-322-1912

The First District includes uniform members and detectives stationed at four posts providing services to nine counties in south central Michigan.

Forensic Science Division

Organization Details

Mr. Jeff Nye

Director

Contact Information
Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET

517-284-3491

The Forensic Science Division (FSD) comprises seven forensic laboratories located throughout the state, employing state-of-the-art technology to assist police agencies with evidence analysis in the areas of biology/DNA, firearms and tool marks, trace evidence/questioned documents, toxicology, bloodstain pattern analysis, latent prints, and controlled substances, as well as crime scene response and processing.

Grants and Community Services Division

Organization Details

Ms. Nancy Becker Bennett

Director

Contact Information
Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET

517-284-3208

The Grants and Community Services Division (GCSD) oversees the department’s community outreach efforts, including the MSP Angel Program for persons seeking treatment for drug dependency. The GCSD also provides guidance and oversight for federal, state, and private grants available to criminal justice agencies.

Human Resources Division

Organization Details

Jon Meyer

Director

Contact Information
Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET

517-284-3175

The Human Resources Division is responsible for the department’s human resources activities and services, including labor relations, disability management, classification and selection, and performance management.

Information and Technology Bureau

Organization Details

Ms. Melissa Castro

Commander

Contact Information
Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET

517-332-2521

The Information and Technology Bureau is comprised of the Biometrics and Identification Division, Criminal Justice Information Center, Information Technology Division, and Office of Highway Safety Planning. 

Information Technology Division

Organization Details

Capt. Matt Bolger

Commander

Contact Information
Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET

517-449-9194

The Information Technology Division (ITD) is responsible for developing and implementing the department's information technology strategic plan, monitoring and analyzing technology trends that could improve the department's performance, establishing technology standards, and providing recommendations on the department's technology landscape, developments, and projects.

Intelligence Operations Division

Organization Details

Vacant

Commander

Contact Information
Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET

517-284-3337

The Intelligence Operations Division (IOD) includes the Michigan Intelligence Operations Center for Homeland Security (MIOC), Michigan’s fusion center; the Operations Section, which coordinates and deploys MSP’s resources statewide 24 hours a day, seven days a week; the Cyber Section, consisting of  Michigan Cyber Command Center, Computer Crimes Unit, and Michigan Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force; and MSP’s four Regional Communications Centers (RCC), which are located in Lansing, Detroit, Gaylord, and Negaunee.

Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards

Organization Details

Mr. Timothy Bourgeois

Director

Contact Information
Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET

517-636-7864

The Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) is mandated by statute to set standards for the selection, employment, licensing, retention, and training of police officers in Michigan and to promulgate rules to govern these functions. 

Office of Behavioral Science

Organization Details

Ms. Tracie Webb

Director

Contact Information
Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET

888-677-2999

The Office of Behavioral Science serves members of the department, as well as the law enforcement community at-large. The office offers services to enhance the mental health of employees and works in collaboration with the law enforcement community to assist in solving crimes. 

Office of Highway Safety Planning

Organization Details

Ms. Katie Bower

Director

Contact Information
Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET

517-284-3332

The Office of Highway Safety Planning (OHSP) administers state and federal highway safety-related grant programs with funding from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Michigan Truck Safety Fund, and the Secondary Road Patrol and Accident Prevention Program.

Office of the Director

Organization Details

Maj. Chris Hawkins

Chief of Staff

Contact Information
Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET

517‐332‐2521

The Office of the Director oversees the Budget and Financial Services Division, Internal Control Coordinator, Legislative Section, Records Resource Section, and Communications and Outreach Division. 

Organizational Development Division

Organization Details

Capt. Ken Dilg

Commander

Contact Information
Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET

517-512-0356

The Organizational Development Division (ODD) provides training and development opportunities customized to the needs of the department and its members. 

Professional Development Bureau

Organization Details

Lt. Col. Mike Krumm

Commander

Contact Information
Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET

517-388-8885

The Professional Development Bureau oversees training and professional development for all department members, and includes the Office of Behavioral Science, Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards, Organizational Development Division and Training Division.

Second District

Organization Details

Capt. Phil Menna

Commander

Contact Information
Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. ET

313-456-0020

The Second District includes uniform members and detectives stationed at the Metro North and Metro South posts, providing services to Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties.

Seventh District

Organization Details

Capt. Jennifer Johnson

Commander

Contact Information

Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. ET

989-705-3800

The Seventh District includes uniform members and detectives stationed at five posts providing services to 19 counties spanning northern lower Michigan.

Sixth District

Organization Details

Capt. Jason Nemecek

Commander

Contact Information

Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. ET

616-866-6666

The Sixth District includes uniform members and detectives stationed at four posts providing services to 14 counties in western Michigan.

Special Investigation Division

Organization Details

Capt. Cameron Henke

Commander

Contact Information
Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET

517-342-4167

The Special Investigation Division (SID) consists of the Field Resources Section, Narcotics Investigation Section, Fraud Investigation Section, and Marijuana and Tobacco Investigation Section.

Special Operations Division

Organization Details

Capt. Greg Setla

Commander

Contact Information
Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET

517-327-4734

The Special Operations Division (SOD) houses the department’s specialty teams including the Emergency Support Team, Marine Services Team, Aviation Unit, Canine Unit, Bomb Squad, and Traffic Crash Reconstruction Unit. Additionally, this division includes the Executive Protection Section and the state properties security officers who provide security at state-owned buildings in Lansing and at the Secondary Complex.

State 911 Administration

Organization Details

Ms. Joni Harvey

Director

Contact Information
Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET

517-599-4590 

The State 911 Office is responsible for the State 911 Dispatcher Training Program and funds. The office also coordinates the work of the State 911 Committee (SNC), which promotes the successful development, implementation, and operation of Michigan’s 911 systems.

State Services Bureau

Organization Details

Lt. Col. Ryan Pennell

Commander

Contact Information
Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET

517-332-2521

The State Services Bureau is comprised of the Forensic Science Division, Intelligence Operation Division, Grants and Community Services Division, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division, and 911 Administration.

Third District

Organization Details

Capt. Gregory Morenko

Commander

Contact Information

Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. ET

810-733-9380

The Third District includes uniform members and detectives stationed at five posts providing services to 14 counties in the Bay-Thumb region. 

Training Division

Organization Details

Capt. Timothy Olson

Commander

Contact Information
Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET

517-636-6868

The Training Division supports the department and the criminal justice community through educational programs at MSP’s Training Academy in Dimondale and various off-site locations around the state. This division is responsible for recruitment and selection of enforcement members, conducting MSP recruit schools for new enforcement members, and in-service trainings for current members.

Transparency and Accountability Division

Organization Details

Capt. Thomas Deasy

Commander

Contact Information
Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET

517-899-8038

The Transparency and Accountability Division houses the Legal Resources and Education Unit, Professional Standards Section, Planning, Research, and Accreditation Section, and Risk Management Section.