County Sheriff
Sheriff Bob Mendham
Undersheriff Chad Palmiter

1035 E James Street, PO Box 845
White Cloud, MI 49349

Monday - Friday, 8am-12pm,1pm-5pm

Phone: (231) 689-7303 Fax: (231) 689-7273


Mission Statement

To provide leadership for our community, to prevent unlawful activity, ensure individual rights, and promote a safe and secure environment. 


The Sheriff's Office was established according to the Michigan Constitution which provides that the Sheriff will be elected every four years on a partisan basis.  The Sheriff's duties include the administration of the County Jail as well as operating other law enforcement related programs.

Emergency - Call 911

Main Line - Call 231-689-7303

Silent Observer - Call 231-652-1121

Report Internet Fraud/Scam -


The Newaygo County Sheriff's Office is currently offering a Prescription Drug Take Back Program and a Law Enforcement Camp Program in Newaygo County.


Please see the links at the bottom of the page for more information on these programs.

Additional Law Enforcement Agency of Newaygo County

Michigan State Police - Hart Post #62

(Covering Lake, Mason, Newaygo and Oceana)

3793 W. Polk Rd.

Hart, MI 49420

(231) 873-2171

Website: MI State Police


Newaygo Police Department
29 North State Road
Newaygo, MI 49337
(231) 652-1657
Website:  Newaygo Police


White Cloud Police Department
12 N Charles Street
White Cloud, MI 49349
(231) 689-1696


Grant Police Department
280 S. Maple St (M-37)
Grant, MI 49327
(231) 834-7212
Website: Grant Police


Fremont Police Department
101 East Main Street
Fremont, MI  49412
(231) 924-2100
Website: Fremont Police


Hesperia Police Department
33 East Michigan Avenue
Hesperia, MI 49421
(231) 854-1212

Page Resources

Law Enforcement Camp
Emerging Drug Trends and Home Visit Safety - August 21 2014
Medication Disposal