Jail Captain Jeff Derocher was hired by the Midland County Sheriff’s Office as a Corrections Officer in July of 2001. In 2004 he was promoted to Corrections Shift Leader, promoted to Jail Lieutenant in 2007 and to Jail Captain in 2017.
He is a Certified Jail Manager (CJM) through the American Jail Association, 2015 Deputy of the year, Michigan Sheriff’s Association M.I.S.S.I.O.N investigator and served ten years as a rescue diver with the MCSO dive team.
Captain Derocher is responsible for the daily operation of the Jail which includes nearly forty security staff and numerous administrative and auxiliary staff and contractors.
He is a graduate of Pinconning High School, a Marine Corps veteran and has attended Delta College and Ferris State University. He enjoys volunteering and serving through various community organizations, he and his wife live in Auburn with their four sons.