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Michigan Sheriffs' Coordinating and Training Council The Michigan Sheriffs’ Coordinating and Training Council (MSCTC) was created by Public Act 125 of 2003. The Council was established as an autonomous entity within the Department of Corrections and the Department is not fiscally or programmatically responsible for the operation of the Office, Council, or Advisory Board. The Council consists of seven (7) members, which are all appointed by their respective organizations:
  1. The president of the Michigan Sheriffs’ Association (MSA)

  2. A Sheriff from a county with a population over 400,000

  3. A Sheriff from a county with a population between 100,000 and 400,000

  4. A Sheriff from a county with a population under 100,000

  5. Two members of the Deputy Sheriff’s Association of Michigan (DSAM)

  6. A member of the Jail Administrators Committee of MSA.

All terms are for one year, with the exception of the president of MSA, who shall serve as long as they occupy the office. Council members may be re-appointed for additional terms.

Local Corrections Officer Advisory Board The Act also establishes a Local Corrections Officer Advisory Board. The Board is appointed by the Council, and consists of nine (9) members meeting specific criteria. Nominations for positions on the Advisory Board are submitted by their respective organizations for consideration by the Council.
  1. Three (3) members from Deputy Sheriff’s Association of Michigan

  2. Three (3) members from Michigan Sheriffs' Association

  3. One (1) member from Police Officers Association of Michigan

  4. One (1) member from Fraternal Order of Police

  5. One (1) member from Michigan Association of Counties

All members shall hold office for a term of three (3) years and may be re-nominated by their respective organizations.
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