Scope and ContentThis collection contains records from the Training Division.
AgencyMichigan State Police
Type of Resource
System of arrangement Records are organized by division. Individual files can be found at the Record Group level.
Technical Access Note
Fathers Given Name
Fathers Family Name
Mothers Given Name
Mothers Family Name
Location of OriginalsArchives of Michigan
Use RestrictionsPlease contact the Archives of Michigan for permission to publish.
Biography or Historical NoteThe Department was founded in 1917 during World War I and was first known as the Michigan Troopers Permanent Force. In 1919, Public Act 26 established the MSP as a permanent department. The MSP currently has around 3,000 members who serve citizens over the entire state and other local police departments. The MSP is headed by a Director, who is elected by the Governor. The Director also serves as the Director of Emergency Management and Homeland Security Director for the state.