County Sheriff

Bob Mendham
County Sheriff
  • Undersheriff Chad Palmiter
    1035 E James Street, PO Box 845
    White Cloud, MI 49349
    Monday – Friday, 8am-12pm,1pm-5pm

  • (231) 689-7303
    (231) 689-7273

Mission Statement

To provide leadership for our community, to prevent unlawful activity, ensure individual rights, and promote a safe and secure environment. 

The Sheriff’s Office was established according to the Michigan Constitution which provides that the Sheriff will be elected every four years on a partisan basis.  The Sheriff’s duties include the administration of the County Jail as well as operating other law enforcement related programs.

Emergency – Call 911

Main Line – Call 231-689-7303

Silent Observer – Call 231-652-1121

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The Newaygo County Sheriff’s Office is currently offering a Prescription Drug Take Back Program and a Law Enforcement Camp Program in Newaygo County.

Please see the links at the bottom of the page for more information on these programs.

Additional Law Enforcement Agency of Newaygo County

Michigan State Police – Hart Post #62
(Covering Lake, Mason, Newaygo and Oceana)
3793 W. Polk Rd.
Hart, MI 49420
(231) 873-2171
Website: MI State Police

Newaygo Police Department
29 North State Road
Newaygo, MI 49337
(231) 652-1657
Website:  Newaygo Police

White Cloud Police Department
12 N Charles Street
White Cloud, MI 49349
(231) 689-1696

Grant Police Department
280 S. Maple St (M-37)
Grant, MI 49327
(231) 834-7212
Website: Grant Police

Fremont Police Department
101 East Main Street
Fremont, MI  49412
(231) 924-2100
Website: Fremont Police

Hesperia Police Department
33 East Michigan Avenue
Hesperia, MI 49421
(231) 854-1212