Undersheriff Michael McCabe

Undersheriff Michael McCabe​Undersheriff Michael G. McCabe started with the Sheriff's Office in 1977 as a Road Patrol Deputy. He has experience working in every Division of the Sheriff's Office during his 41​ year career with Oakland County.  McCabe has been promoted through his career to the rank he currently holds, since 2003, as Undersheriff/Chief Deputy.

In that role, he oversees the day-to-day operations of the Sheriff's Office, acts as the Sheriff's Chief of Staff and aids in the oversight of the $165 million dollar annual budget, while managing over 1400 employees. Some of his duties include: labor contracts and negotiations, all new hires, disciplines, lawsuits, Public Information Officer, and Chief Advisor to Sheriff Michael J. Bouchard.

A 1977 graduate of Michigan State University with a BA in Criminal Justice, Undersheriff McCabe is also a member of the following:

  • National Sheriff's Association (NSA)
  • Oakland County Association of Chiefs of Police
  • Michigan Sheriff's Association (MSA)
  • International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)
  • American Correctional Association
  • Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police (MACP)
  • Southeastern Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police
  • Board Member of Michigan High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA)
  • Board Member of the Detroit & Southeastern Michigan Information & Intelligence Center (DSEMIIC)
  • Commissioner - Detroit Crime Commission ​

Undersheriff McCabe is currently the Chairman of the Membership and Security Committee of the Courts & Law Enforcement Management Information System (CLEMIS), a multi-county data sharing consortium recognized by the Department of Justice (DOJ) as the single largest and most successful law enforcement consortium in the United States.