Baraga County Sheriff
As a peace officer:
The Sheriff is charged with enforcing the laws enacted by the legislature and is the primary officer responsible for the providing patrol and traffic services on the county primary and secondary roads. The Sheriff is an Officer of the Court with responsibility for execution of orders, judgments, and civil process as well as maintenance of security for the court. The Sheriff is responsible for the establishment, maintenance and operation of the County Jail and ancillary services.
As an elected official:
The Sheriff is directly responsible to the citizens of the county for the provisions of effective and acceptable law enforcement services, as well as the safe and effective operation of the jail. In the delivery of these services, the Sheriff works in cooperation with the County Board of Commissioners and other elected and county department heads to provide these services in the most efficient, cost effective manner.
IN AN EMERGENCY, DIAL 911 OR YOUR LOCAL
EMERGENCY NUMBER IMMEDIATELY.
An emergency is any situation that requires immediate assistance from the police, fire department or ambulance. Examples include:
• A fire
• A crime, especially if in progress
• A car crash, especially if someone is injured
• A medical emergency, especially symptoms that require immediate medical attention
IMPORTANT: If you’re not sure whether the situation is a true emergency, officials recommend calling 911 and letting the call-taker determine whether you need emergency help.