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Mike Bouchard

Sheriff

Mike Bouchard Michael J."Mike" Bouchard (born April 12, 1956, in Flint, Michigan) was a Republican candidate for governor of Michigan and is the sheriff of Oakland County. Before becoming sheriff, he served in the Michigan State Senate (1991–1999) and worked as a police officer and small business owner. As Oakland County sheriff, Bouchard leads one of the nation’s largest sheriff’s departments with 1,200 personnel. In 2008, he was elected president of the Major County Sheriffs’ Association, a group of sheriffs who serve counties or parishes with a population of 500,000 or more. Bouchard is the recipient of numerous honors and awards. Most recently, he was inducted into the Michigan State University School of Criminal Justice Wall of Fame (2010) and also, he received the Michigan Earth Day Fest Earth Day Hero Award for his implementation of the Operation Medicine Cabinet (OMC) program at the Sheriff's Office. He also received the National Association of Counties (NACO) Award for Innovative Programs for OMC. In 2007, Bouchard endorsed former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney in the 2008 Republican presidential primaries. Romney went on to win the primary vote in Oakland County. Bouchard ran for a  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1956-04-12
Spouse(s)
Pamela Bouchard
Profession
Politician, Sheriff

Political career

Party From To
Republican Party

Education

Institution From To
Michigan State University
Brother Rice High School

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