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

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
Sheriff Brock   Undersheriff Blank 

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

Captain -
Matt Waldron

Ambulance Coordinator - 
Santina Waldron

Jail Deputies


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 12 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 incluse 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
Currently in training for a K-9