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Deputy Chief Mark Coil

Deputy Chief Mark Coil attended Michigan State University, graduating in 1989 with a B.A. degree in criminal justice.  After successfully completing the Macomb Police Academy, he joined the Shelby Township Police Department in January of 1991.  During the course of his career, Deputy Chief Coil spent his first five years in the patrol division.  In 1996, he was chosen as the department's D.A.R.E. Officer, spending the next five years in that role.  In January 2001, he was promoted to the rank of sergeant and returned to the patrol division.  Deputy Chief Coil was a use of force instructor for 13 years, a member of the Macomb County SWAT team for four years, and spent ten years on the department's Honor Guard.  In 2007, he was promoted to the rank of lieutenant, taking on the duties and responsibilities of a shift commander.  In February 2015, he was promoted to the rank of captain, overseeing the daily operations of the entire police department.  In March of 2015, Chief Shelide changed his title to deputy chief. 

Deputy Chief Coil is a graduate of the Northwestern University School of Staff and Command, Class 335.  He attended Session 264 of the National FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia, graduating in June 2016.  In December 2017, Deputy  Chief Coil completed Session 4 of the FLETC Homeland Security Leadership Academy in Glynco, Georgia.