Emmet County Sheriff’s Office


Emmet County Sheriff’s Office has 3 different offices located throughout Emmet County:

Downtown Petoskey location
Jeffrey P. Bodzick Administrative Office & Correctional Facility

Brenda K. Ford, Administrator
450 Bay Street,
Petoskey, MI. 49770
Tel: (231) 347-2036
Fax: (231) 348-0666

M-119/Road Patrol location
Richard L. Zink Law Enforcement Center

Officer in Charge: Lt. Randy Kloss
3460 M-119 (Harbor-Petoskey Road)
Harbor Springs, MI  49740
Tel: (231) 439-8900
Fax: (231) 439-8917

Administrative Hours – Downtown Petoskey and M-119/Road Patrol offices
8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday
Closed on holidays

Pellston Regional Airport Office
1393 N. US-31 Hwy
Pellston, MI  49769
Tel: (231) 539-8414
(this location is open 30 minutes before flights take off)


Sheriff Peter A. Wallin
pete wallin sept 2015 WEB

Sheriff Wallin was appointed by a three-member board after the death of Sheriff Jeffrey P. Bodzick. Sheriff Wallin began with the Office as a road deputy in 1981, later being appointed to the position of Undersheriff by Sheriff Bodzick. Sheriff Wallin is also a long time resident of Emmet County.

Undersheriff Michael Keiser

Undersheriff Keiser was appointed by Sheriff Wallin in 2018. Undersheriff Keiser is lifelong resident of Emmet County. Undersheriff Keiser is a graduate of Lake Superior State University and the Eastern Michigan School of Staff and Command. Undersheriff Keiser began his career with Emmet County in 1994 serving in many capacities, including Marine Deputy, Deputy Sheriff, Corporal, Sergeant., Sgt. Detective, and Lieutenant.

Jail Administrator Brenda K. Ford



Administrator Ford was appointed by Sheriff Wallin in 2003. Prior to this position, Administrator Ford served as a Corrections Officer and has been with the Office since 1996. She is a life long resident of Emmet County, graduating from Harbor Springs High School.

Emmet County, Michigan
200 Division Street, Petoskey MI 49770
(231) 348-1702 | Contact Us