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A Message from Sheriff Bailey

"As Sheriff, I will continually strive to find better ways to do my job at the expectation of not only the Board of Commissioners, but the community. I am proud of the employees of the Berrien County Sheriff's Office and all of their achievements. Everyone has worked hard in achieving goals to fulfill our mission and are dedicated to serving the community."

L. Paul Bailey

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Chuck Heit

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Chief Deputy
Robert Boyce

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Welcome to the Berrien County Sheriff's Office web site. The Berrien County Sheriff's Office is a progressive, technologically advanced agency geared to meet the needs of the residents of Berrien County. As a leader in law enforcement and corrections programs, our members provide solid, proven service to the community. Sheriff Bailey and his staff continue to be devoted to the concepts of protection for and service to the public.

At this site you can find out who we are, interesting facts about our office and important safety information.

The Mission of the Berrien County Sheriff's Office is to enforce the laws of the state and county, safeguard life and property, prevent and detect crime, preserve the peace, and protect the rights of all citizens. We will serve all citizens with fairness, integrity, respect and compassion with out discrimination of any persons or groups.

Thank you for viewing our website. We have included updated information, press releases, wanted fugitives, calendar of events, department history, multimedia, and a kid's space. We would welcome feedback. You may contact the office at (269) 983-7141 or by email to Sheriff Paul Bailey.


919 Port Street
St. Joseph, MI 49085
(269) 983-7141
BCSD Niles Substation
1205 N. Front Street
Niles, MI 49120
(269) 684-5274
BCSD Watervliet Twp Substation
4959 M 140
Watervliet, MI 49098
(269) 463-5495
Deputies may be on patrol
Four Winds Substation
19279 Kinst Road
New Buffalo, MI 49117
(269) 756-9571 ext. 7603
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