The Macomb County Sheriff’s Office Youth Bureau handles many different assignments including all juvenile complaints. These complaints range from incorrigibility and truancy to Criminal Sexual Conduct, Robbery and death investigations.
The Youth Bureau also administers D.A.R.E. education in Chippewa Valley, Utica, and Mt. Clemens school districts as well as with 3 private schools. D.A.R.E. was taught to 1266 5th grade students in 14 different schools.
A school liaison officer is assigned to Chippewa Valley School District who is primarily assigned to Dakota High School. The liaison officer handles the issues at that campus, where the daily population is near 3,000 people. He serves as a first responder, police officer, resource contact for parents and administration, and is front line in security for all in attendance there. He is also available in the evenings and is active in school issues and events.