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Promotions to Captain 


Capt. Dave Kok

Capt. Dave Kok

Capt. Bruce Ivie

Capt. Bruce Ivie

Kent County Sheriff Lawrence Stelma announced that two officers have been promoted to Captain.

Dave Kok was promoted to Captain of the Road Patrol, and Bruce Ivie was promoted to Captain of the Detective Bureau, both effective Monday, June 22.

Capt. Kok was hired as a county patrol officer in December of 1996; promoted to Sergeant of Road Patrol, in November 2006; and promoted to Lieutenant in the Support Services Division in February 2013.

Capt. Ivie was hired as a Corrections Officer in June 1992; transferred to County Patrol Officer in January 1996; promoted to Sergeant-Road Patrol in March 2007; Promoted to Lieutenant-Support Services Unit in March 2011; and assigned as First Lieutenant-Road Patrol in June 2013.

Congratulations to both officers on their promotions to Captain!

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Roesler Promoted to Captain of Sixth District

Dave Roesler

Dave Roesler

LANSING, MICH. Michigan State Police (MSP) Director Col. Kriste Kibbey Etue is pleased to announce the promotion of Insp. Dave Roesler to captain and commander of the Sixth District. Roesler replaces Capt. Gary Nix who recently retired from the department.

As district commander, Roesler is responsible for overseeing the delivery of uniformed MSP services to 14 counties in west Michigan. Uniformed services include traffic patrols, criminal investigations, emergency services and staffing for task forces and special investigative units. Prior to his promotion, Roesler served as assistant commander of the Sixth District.

Roesler enlisted with the department in 1986, graduating as a member of the 100th Trooper Recruit School. During his 27-year career with the department, Roesler has served in positions at the Ionia, Detroit, Niles, St. Joseph and Bridgman posts, as well as a member of the Underwater Recovery Unit. He also served as commander of the Hart and Grand Haven posts. Roesler has held the ranks of trooper, sergeant, first lieutenant and inspector. Prior to joining the department, Roesler worked for the Muskegon Police Department.

Roesler has a bachelor’s degree from Lake Superior State University and is a graduate of the 207th session of the FBI National Police Academy in Quantico, Va. Roesler is originally from Montague and currently resides in Whitehall with his wife, Nanci. They have three children.

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