Office Hours:
24 hours / 7 days a week

Phone: (906) 387-4444
Fax: (906) 387-5278

Alger County Sheriff's Office

101 E Varnum St.
Munising, MI 49862

Mission Statement

The mission of the Alger County Sheriff's Office is to protect and serve the citizens of Alger County, while enforcing the laws of the State of Michigan, with prompt patrol services and providing the highest level of EMS care to those in need.  911 dispatching services provide appropriate resources to all emergency calls, ensuring a timely response and emergency care to all citizens.  The Alger County Jail provides a humane, safe, and secure environment.  Dedication, Honor, and Integrity are our core principles!

Key Contacts:

Todd Brock
(906) 387-7028
Steve Blank
(906) 387-7022
Ambulance Coordinator / Administrative Assistant
Santina Waldron
Sheriff Brock           Undersheriff Blank      WALDRON, SANTINA
  • 1987 graduate of Munising High School
  • 1991 graduate of Northern Michigan University with a Bachelor's of Science degree majoring in Law Enforcement, Corrections, and a minor in Social Work
  • 1992 graduate of Delta Community Police Academy
  • Started employment with Alger County in 1991 working: Corrections, 911 dispatch, EMS, Community Corrections Coordinator, Road Patrol, D.A.R.E. instructor, School Resource Officer, Grant Coordinator, Sergeant, Lieutenant, Undersheriff
  • Elected Sheriff of Alger County November 2016
  • Married to Paula Brock
  • 3 children: Eric, Leanne, and Brent
  • 2 granddaughters: Natalie and Kelsey
  • Bay De Noc Community College Adjunct Instructor
  • 1986 graduate of Munising High School
  • Attended Northern Michigan University
  • Attended Delta Community Police Academy 1992
  • Hired with Munising City Police 1993
  • Started Employment with Alger County Sheriff Department in 1996
  • Corrections, 416 Road Patrol, Detective, Promoted to Undersheriff in November 2016
  • Married to Elizabeth Blank
  • 2 children: Garrett and Alec

  •  1988 Graduate of Munising High School
  • U.S. Navy Veteran
  • 1999 Started w/ Alger EMS as a Basic EMT
  • Hired in 2008 full time as a Paramedic
  • Administrative Assistant to Sheriff Brock & Undersheriff Blank: January 1, 2017
  • Married to Watthew Waldron
  • 3 Children: Cheyenne, Tessa & Logan

If you have any questions or comments for Sheriff Brock, you can email him at

Sheriff Brock leads a department that has grown to include:

Alger County Jail which can house 52 inmates
Housing agreement with Luce County, housing 18 inmates from Luce County
Alger County's 911 dispatch center, Smart 911 capable
Advanced Life Support E.M.S. system
Medical First Responders in outlying areas of the county
Rescue 21 team, staffed with 13 Sheriff employees, and 15 community volunteers providing rescue services
(boat, hovercraft, 4x4 O.R.V., snowmobile, extraction, dive team, search & rescue)
Patrol Services which include traffic, and criminal investigations, along with marine, O.R.V., and snowmobile patrols
Partnership with Alger Correctional Facility for meal service
Community Corrections and Emergency Management support services
School Resource Officers

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Alger and Deputy Perry King Rescue 21