Major Larry Perry is the Commander of the Corrections and Court Services Divisions of the Sheriff's Office. Major Perry was hired by the Sheriff's Office as a Deputy in 1992. He was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2001, Lieutenant in 2007, Captain in 2020 and to his current position of Major in 2022. In his current role, he is responsible for overseeing the Sheriff's Court Services Division, the Corrections Main and Annex Divisions, and the Satellite East Annex Division.
Major Perry has held various positions over the course of his career. He most recently served as the Commander of the Emergency Response and Preparedness Division, and was responsible for overseeing the Sheriff's Department of Homeland Security, Training Unit, Technology Unit, Civil Unit, and the Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT). He also served as a Substation Commander for the contracted areas of Oxford and Independence Townships (Patrol Services Division) and as a drill sergeant for the former Sheriff's Regimented Inmate Discipline Program (Boot Camp). Other areas of service include the Satellite/Court Services Division, Corrections Division, and Uniformed Patrol. He is currently a representative of the Sheriff's Office to the Joint Terrorism Task Force, Michigan Intelligence Operations Center and Department of Homeland Security.
He attended Western Michigan University and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, Class #259. Major Perry has received numerous awards and citations, including: The National Medal of Merit, Life Saving Award, American Legion Auburn Hills Post Deputy of the Year, Meritorious Service Citations, Professional Excellence Citations, and Distinguished Unit Citations.