Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards

The Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) executes its statutory responsibility to promote public safety in Michigan by setting standards for selection, employment, licensing, license revocation, and funding in law enforcement and criminal justice, in both the public and private sectors. Under its authority, MCOLES provides leadership and support to the criminal justice community throughout Michigan. The appointments to this board are subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.
MCOLES homepage and meeting information 


Statute

 

Contact Information

Timothy S. Bourgeouis
Executive Director
Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards
927 Centennial Way
Lansing, Michigan 48917
 
Mailing Address: 
P.O. Box 30633
Lansing, MI 48909
 
Phone: (517) 636-7864
Fax: (517) 636-4774
Email: msp-mcoles@michigan.gov 

 

Current Members
 

Matthew Saxton, Battle Creek
Representing the Michigan Sheriffs' Association
Term ends 12/31/21
 
Michael P. Kunath, Sterling Heights
Representing the Michigan Association of Police
Term ends 12/31/21
 
Michael Sauger, Sterling Heights
Representing the Michigan Fraternal Order of Police
Term ends 12/31/21
 
Donald Mawer, Frankenmuth
Representing the Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police
Term ends 12/31/21
 
Arthur (Art) Weiss, Farmington Hills
Representing Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan 
Term ends 12/31/21
 
Duane Smith, Saline
Representing the Police Officers Labor Council 
Term ends 12/31/21
 
Thomas Adams, Detroit
Representing the Public
Term ends 12/31/22
 
Karianne Thomas, Scotts
Representing the Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police
Term ends 12/31/22
 
Mike Wendling, Goodells
Representing the Prosecuting Attorneys Association
Term ends 12/31/22
 
Gregory Zyburt, Marquette
Representing the Michigan Sheriff's Association
Term ends 12/31/22
 
Matthew Hartig, Marshall
Representing the Deputy Sheriff's Association of Michigan
Term ends 12/31/22

Linda Broden, Detroit
Representing a Police Association not otherwise represented on the Commission
Term ends 12/31/23
 
Timothy Donnellon, Emmett
Representing the Michigan Sheriff's Association
Term ends 12/31/23
 
Kenneth Grabowski, Livonia
Representing the Police Officers Association of Michigan
Term ends 12/31/23
 
Nathan Johnson, Vermontville
Representing the Michigan State Police Troopers Association
Term ends 12/31/23
 
David Molloy, Novi
Representing the Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police
Term ended 12/31/23

Ex-Officio Members:

Col. Joseph M. Gasper, Director, Michigan State Police

Dana Nessel, Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General

Chief James Craig, (Represented by Assistant Chief James White), Detroit Police Department