Senior Financial Investigator assigned to the DEA and previous Oakland County Jail Administrative Lieutenant has encounter important in cleaning up Macomb County Jail

Press Release

up to date: Apr 28, 2020 14:00 EDT

Macomb County’s Terence Mekoski a short while ago announced his candidacy for Macomb County Sheriff. Mekoski will run in the August 4 Republican Main to seek the party’s nomination for Macomb County Sheriff for this November’s Election.

“These are tough occasions in our community, but factors will get better. I am functioning for Macomb County Sheriff due to the fact I have the encounter to make our Sheriff’s Business the greatest edition of itself. I have lived in Macomb County for about 22 a long time, and I care deeply about the location we all connect with household. I’m functioning due to the fact we want a new solution to the Sheriff’s Business. We want an expert fighter with contemporary ideas that will provide the options expected for the security of our citizens and communities,” said Mekoski.

Terence is a spouse, father to 4, and grandfather to 6, with about 34 a long time of regulation enforcement encounter. He began his occupation at age 19 as an officer with the Detroit Police Section. Five a long time later on, he joined the Oakland County Sheriff’s Business where he served for the up coming 26 a long time rising as a result of the ranks of Deputy, Sergeant, and Lieutenant to Deputy Commander. 

He led a range of operations in just the Sheriff’s Business, such as serving as the Agent in Cost of an FBI Multi-Agency Process Pressure and a DEA Multi-Jurisdictional Process Pressure, performing to beat drug trafficking in the location. Additionally, he served as an Administrative Lieutenant in the Oakland County Jail and this encounter will be important in cleaning up the Macomb County Jail. 

In 2016, he moved to a regulatory agent for the Michigan Gaming Handle Board, followed by his latest place at the DEA as the Senior Financial Investigator for the Opioid Strike Pressure to go on the fight in opposition to our nation’s drug crisis.

Terence has a solid want to enable those people impacted by opioid addiction. If selected by the voters to direct the Sheriff’s Business, Terence will operate with federal, point out, and local governing administration agencies, the religion community, and nonprofits that deal with addiction to enable decrease recidivism charges among each released and incarcerated inmates.  

“I have expended a massive portion of my occupation performing in drug enforcement agencies due to the fact I have a passion for holding drugs off our streets and out of the fingers of our sons and daughters. We can and need to do far more than what we’ve been executing. This will be 1 of my top priorities as your Macomb County Sheriff,” stated Mekoski.

Terence will go on his lifestyle of community support and provide options for the hardest challenges facing Macomb County. He included, “The Sheriff’s Business really should target on furnishing protection to Macomb County citizens, harmless detention for our inmates, and community aid to convert the life all around of those people that are addicted. I search ahead to assembly the citizens of Macomb County about the coming months and trying to find their aid.”

As Macomb County proceeds to answer to COVID-19, Terence has hosted weekly “Take Ten with Terence Mekoski” Fb Dwell segments that give him the possibility to examine in on the community, hear concerns impacting citizens, and take inquiries. To join in on this week’s “Take Ten” or find out far more about Terence’s candidacy, pay a visit to his Fb page and his site at for far more data. 

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Michelle Wilson, Director of Communications
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