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 holds since 2003 as Undersheriff/Chief Deputy.

In that role, he oversees the day-to-day operations of the Sheriff's Office and acting as the Sheriff's Chief of Staff and aiding in the oversight of the $156 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 B.A. in Criminal Justice, Undersheriff McCabe is also a member of the following:

  • National Sheriff's Association (N.S.A)
  • Oakland County Association of Chiefs of Police
  • Michigan Sheriff's Association (M.S.A.)
  • International Association of Chiefs of Police (I.A.C.P.)
  • American Correctional Association
  • Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police (M.A.C.P.)
  • Southeastern Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police
  • Chair of Michigan High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (H.I.D.T.A.)
  • Board Member of the Detroit & Southeastern Michigan Information & Intelligence Center (D.S.E.M.I.I.C.)
  • 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 (D.O.J.) as the single largest and most successful law enforcement consortium in the United States.