Sheriff Mike Williams
Sheriff Williams began his career at the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office in 1996 as a Road Patrol Deputy. He became Montcalm County’s first police dog handler in 1999. He was partnered with K9 Xill from 1999-2006 and K9 Rex from 2007-2014. He worked as a Sergeant, Staff Sergeant, and was appointed Undersheriff in 2015. He was elected Sheriff in 2016 and took office on January 1st, 2017.
Sheriff Williams graduated from the Oakland Police Academy in Auburn Hills, MI. He has a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Michigan State University. He has been previously elected to the Central Montcalm Board of Education and the Montcalm Community College Board of Trustees. He has served on the executive board of the United States Police Canine Association Region 19, the Montcalm County Police Officer’s Association of Michigan executive board, and is a past president of the Montcalm County Command Officer’s Association. Currently, he serves on the Central Dispatch Authority Board, the IMSAFE Child Advocacy Center board, and the Montcalm Community College Foundation board.
Undersheriff Andrew Doezema
As Undersheriff, Andrew oversees the Law Enforcement, Corrections, and Administrative divisions of the Sheriff’s Office.
Having been a deputy sheriff, road patrol sergeant, and detective sergeant, Andrew brings 20 years of experience to his position. His experience includes administration, advanced investigation, supervision, training, and patrol.
Andrew is a licensed attorney, former president of the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office chapter of the Command Officer’s Association of Michigan, forensic interviewer, speed measurement instructor, and Field Training Officer. He holds a Juris Doctor degree magna cum laude from Western Michigan University, Thomas M. Cooley Law School and a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Calvin College.