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Sheriff's Office

Road Patrol - Uniform Operations

Captain John Wolffis
12220 Fillmore Street
West Olive, MI 49460
Phone: (616) 738-4039
Fax: (616) 738-4061

The Operations part of the Road Patrol Unit is comprised of command staff and road patrol deputies who are funded by the County of Ottawa. Captain Wollfis also oversees the Traffic Services Unit, Marine Unit, Reserve Unit, Dive Team and Mounted Unit.

The command staff is made up of:

  • Sgt. Derek Gerencer – Training Sergeant
  • Sgt. Dennis Luce – Administrative Sergeant
  • Sgt. Chris Dill
  • Lt. James Douglas
  • Sgt. Christie Wendt
  • Sgt. Matt Wildfong
  • Sgt. Nick Knott
  • Sgt. Brandon Tubergan

The road patrol deputies are divided into quadrants throughout the county as follows.

Holland/Zeeland (Southwest) Patrol Area

Day Shift

Deputy Dean Hanson
Deputy Mike Roelofs
Deputy Matt VanLiere
Deputy Travis Babcock

Night Shift

Deputy Hunter Hull
Deputy Maher Nasif
Deputy Erick Porter
Deputy Thomas Steffes

Jenison (Southeast) Patrol Area

Day Shift

Deputy Bill Cousins
Deputy Scott Dyke

Night Shift

Deputy Martin Fish
Deputy Adam Schaller

Marne (Northeast) Patrol Area

Day Shift

Deputy Meri-Beth Brouwer
Deputy Brent Brown

Night Shift

Deputy Dan Lewkowski
Deputy Greg Walski

Spring Lake Township (Northwest) Patrol Area

Day Shift

Deputy Scott Ippel
Deputy Shawn James

Night Shift

Deputy Dan Dice
Deputy Tim Zeerip

Grand Haven Township (Western) Patrol Area

Day Shift

Deputy Frank Dobroc
Deputy Jeff Somers

Night Shift

Deputy Cassie Tolman
Deputy Patrick Gedeon

Traffic Services Unit

Deputy Pete Feliciano
Deputy Bob Jewell
Deputy David Tuttle

Animal Control Unit

Deputy Luke Wiersma

Dive Team/Marine Unit/Mounted Unit

Sgt. Eric Westveer

Reserve Unit

Sgt. Derek Gerencer

In addition to the deputies assigned to a quadrant of the county, we have K-9 deputies who patrol the entire county and are available for canine calls, as well as, regular calls for service. Currently, our K-9 deputies are Deputy Mark Busse with Canine Andy, Deputy Jeremy Osbun with Canine Kyan, and Deputy Chris Armstrong with Canine Blitz, and Deputy Tony Stariha with Canine Pappy. As well as our Traffic Services Unit, Animal Control Unit, Marine Unit, Reserve Unit, and Dive Team.