Captain Walter Zimny


Captain Zimny is the Corrections Services Division Commander. He oversees all Corrections Services to include Inspections/Accreditations, Policies & Procedures, Mental Health Services, Food Services/Commissary, Medical Services, Prisoner Funds, Prisoner Phone Services, Substance Abuse, Counseling, Educational Programs, Ministry, Volunteers, Contract Administration, Community Corrections, Building Maintenance, Reimbursement and oversight of all Jail Operations Staff.

Captain Zimny’s career in Law Enforcement began in 1987 when hired as a Correctional Officer. He was promoted to Deputy Sheriff in 1990, Sergeant I in 1996, Sergeant in 2000, Lieutenant in 2002 and Captain in 2016.  

As a Ranking Officer, Captain Zimny has held the titles of Jail Commander, Road Patrol Commander, Shift Commander, Youth Services Division Commander, Detective Bureau Lieutenant, Traffic Division Supervisor, Jail Operations Lieutenant, Training Division Supervisor and Office of Professional Standards Supervisor.  He also serves as the acting Reserve Unit Liaison for the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office Aviation Division and the A.C.E. (Accessibility Compliance Enforcement) unit within the Sheriff’s Office.

Captain Zimny obtained a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Wayne State University. He is a graduate of Northwestern University Center of Public Safety School of Police Staff and Command. He also attended the 251st Session of the F.B.I. National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.