Sheriff Murphy Invites Residents to Participate in the Livingston County Citizen’s Police Academy

Citizens Police Academy Poster advertising emergency vehicle operation, a jail tour, and investigation and special units.(February 2, 2024) Are you Interested in learning and getting real life view of what it is like to be a Deputy Sheriff in Livingston County? Sheriff Mike Murphy cordially invites you to participate in a Citizen’s Police Academy. The Citizen’s Police Academy is an informational overview for citizens to better understand through education on what the Sheriff’s Office has to offer them.

The classes will be once a week for 15-17 weeks, on Thursdays from 6-8pm. Starting, tentatively in April 2024 and continuing into August 2024. There will be one week that class will take place on a Saturday Fowlerville Proving Grounds that will include a block of emergency vehicle operation. Yes, that is driving a patrol car, lights and sirens through our precision course. We may take a break during certain holidays. Classes will consist of scenario-based applications, a jail tour, Special Units, Crime Scene Investigations, Accident investigations, and more. The entire course is free to all of our Livingston County Citizens.

If you are interested, or know of someone that is, or have questions please contact Deputy Ray Marino by email at or call 517-546-2440 ext. 4351 and we will send you an application. Classes are limited to the first 14 participants, ages 18 and up.

Sheriff’s Office
Jenny Nash, Livingston County Treasurer
Michael Murphy

Phone Numbers

Office: (517) 546-2440
Tip Line: (517) 546-8477
Jail: (517) 546-2445
Emergencies: 911
Non-Emergencies: (517) 546-9111

Office Hours

Mon-Thu: 7 a.m. -7 p.m.
Fri: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Closed County Holidays


150 S Highlander Way
Howell, MI 48843


(517) 545-9627