Sheriff's OfficeThomas Bensley, Sheriff
Nathan Alger, Undersheriff
851 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI, 49686
The Grand Traverse Sheriff's Office responds to emergency situations on a daily basis resulting in the handling of thousands of complaints annually. Monday through Friday the Sheriff's Office meets with the local media including but not limited to TV 9&10, TV 7&4, WTCM, and the Traverse City Record Eagle at the Sheriff's Office. During this meeting the Sheriff's Office shares information with the media representatives about incidents that have occurred and that may be of interest to the public. This is also a time for members of the media to ask questions about topics that they are reporting on.
The Grand Traverse Sheriff's Office is committed to keeping the community informed of the significant events that the Sheriff's Office handles. If a significant event does occur, the Sheriff's Office constructs a News Release and that release is disseminated via electronic transmission by “One Call Now”, a web based notification system, to news agencies across the state. If you are a news agency and would like to be added to the list of agencies already receiving releases please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.