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Posted on Wed, Mar 13, 2013 : 4:28 p.m.

Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office promotes deputy to sergeant

By Kyle Feldscher

Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Michael Marocco is now Sgt. Michael Marocco after his promotion was announced this week.


Sgt. Michael Marocco

Courtesy of WCSO

Sheriff Jerry Clayton announced Marocco’s promotion Tuesday, making him a police services sergeant. Marocco has been with the sheriff’s office as a deputy for seven years. He’s served as a road patrol deputy, drug investigation detective, community engagement officer and had multiple special assignments.

“Mike has repeatedly distinguished himself in the manner in which he goes about his work,” Clayton said in a news release. “He leads by example and is effective at working in the community addressing crime and crime-related issues. We expect great things from Mike in his new role.”

Marocco has received numerous commendations during his time as a deputy sheriff. According to the sheriff’s office, he holds the Sheriff’s Office Medal of Valor and also received the Police Officers Association of Michigan Police Officer of the Year award in 2010.

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Thu, Mar 14, 2013 : 6:58 p.m.

good for him


Wed, Mar 13, 2013 : 10:58 p.m.

Congratulations ! Sergeant Morocco also holds an Associate's Degree in business management and has been a long-time martial arts student, competitor and instructor. []


Thu, Mar 14, 2013 : 3:02 a.m.

Hey LXIX, the spelling police is on here but don't worry, he will NOT be promoted.


Wed, Mar 13, 2013 : 11:03 p.m.

And so does Sergeant Marocco (spelled correctly). What a coincidence! Well done guys!


Wed, Mar 13, 2013 : 10:35 p.m.

Congrats Mike and well deserved my friend. Willie


Wed, Mar 13, 2013 : 10:22 p.m.

Congratulations Sgt. Morocco!