Captain David Daniels
Captain David Daniels is currently the Uniform Services Division Commander. He supervises all Road Patrol Operations including the Marine Division, Dive Team, COMTEC Dispatch Operations, Traffic Services, Court Services – Circuit Court and Transport, as well as all Reserve Units.
Captain Daniels began his career in February 1988 as a corrections officer. He worked the area of the jail that housed inmates from the Michigan Department of Corrections. He was later assigned to the booking intake desk.
He was promoted to Deputy in 1996 where he was assigned to the Harrison Township substation. Captain Daniels also worked in the Traffic Division as an Accident Investigator and Breath Test Operator.
Captain Daniels was promoted to Sergeant in 1999, where he was assigned to the Detective Bureau. He also worked at the Macomb Auto Theft Squad (MATS) for 4 years.
Captain Daniels was promoted to Lieutenant in December 2006. He worked as the Administrative Lieutenant where he served as the Southeast Michigan Regional Citizens Corp Director. He was later assigned back as the Supervisor of the Macomb Auto Theft Squad overseeing 7 investigators from 5 different law enforcement agencies.
Captain Daniels went from MATS directly to supervise the Sheriff’s Enforcement Team (SET) in 2012. In total he has worked in plain clothes/undercover capacity for 10 years, investigating and supervising auto theft, fraud, narcotics, major crimes and fugitive apprehension cases.
Captain Daniels is a lifetime resident of Macomb County. He attend Macomb Community College and is a veteran of the United States Marine Corp. Throughout his career, he has received numerous citations from the Sheriff’s Office, as well as other agencies including Michigan State Police, Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Troy Police Department and Michigan Auto Theft Prevention Authority.