Captain Bart Wilson is the Commander of Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Services Division. Captain Wilson began his career in law enforcement more than 30 years ago with the Grand Blanc City Police Department in Genesee County, serving as a Patrol Officer and a Narcotics Detective. During this time, he was assigned to a multi-jurisdictional narcotics unit and an FBI task force unit. Captain Wilson joined the Sheriff's Office in 1996. He was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2001, Lieutenant in 2014, and Captain in 2020.
Captain Wilson has previously served as the Commander of the Rochester Hills Substation, and has worked in Corrections, Road Patrol, the Detective Bureau and the Narcotics Enforcement Team. As a Lieutenant, he was first assigned to the Rochester Hills Substation as a Patrol Lieutenant and was then assigned to the IFS Division as the Lieutenant overseeing the Fugitive Apprehension Team, Computer Crimes Unit, Warrants Division and Special Investigations Unit.
Captain Wilson holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Ferris State University and an Associate Degree from Mott Community College. Captain Wilson has received many awards, including Sheriff’s Distinguished Unit Citations, Meritorious Service Citations, Commendation Certificate, Unit Citations, Professional Excellence Citations and Commendation Citations. In 2018, he received the Command Officer of the Year Award.