serving the citizens of michigan since 1877


Our Mission: Ensure the safety and security of Michigan citizens by assisting the elected Sheriffs and their personnel in the development of resources and skills through education and training.

The Michigan Sheriffs' Association (MSA) was founded in 1877 and is the oldest law enforcement organization in the state.  For over 130 years the Michigan Sheriffs' Association has been a leader in providing training and services to the Office of Sheriff and your community.  The Michigan Sheriffs' Association (MSA) is a 501 (c) (3), non-profit organization comprised of elected Michigan Sheriffs and citizen and business members from across the state.  Join Today!  Donations are tax-deductible. 100% of donations go to the Michigan Sheriffs' Association, we do not hire outside fundraisers!

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