Sam Marzban, 34

​​Detective Sergeant
Oakland County Sherriff's Office

Sam Marzban is a Detective Sergeant assigned to the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Unit.  He began his career as a Corrections Deputy I.  He was promoted to the rank of Deputy II and transferred to the Patrol Services Division where he provided law enforcement services to numerous communities throughout Oakland County.  

He was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and assigned to the Independence Township Substation.  He was reassigned as the 416 Traffic Enforcement Unit and Alcohol Enforcement Unit Commander.  He supervised a group of specialized Sheriff’s Deputies that promoted traffic safety and spread awareness about the dangers of impaired driving.  Under his supervision the unit held an impressive conviction rate of ninety-nine percent for impaired driving arrests.   

Sam Marzban has also completed advanced training in drug and alcohol impaired driving enforcement and was certified by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) as a Drug Recognition Expert.  He has instructed on law enforcement topics including Corrections Law, Legal Update, Emergency Vehicle Operations and Pursuit Termination Techniques.  

He was reassigned to the Sheriff’s Special Investigation Unit where he handles complex investigation and oversees the Sheriff’s Office Cold Case Unit.  He also serves as member of the Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team.

He earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan-Dearborn and received his Law Degree from Wayne State University Law School.  

The information presented here was accurate as of January 1, 2017.