Shelby Township Police Department
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.
Captain Jason Schmittler graduated from Central Michigan University in 2016 with a M.S.A. degree in public administration. He attended the Washtenaw Police Academy and joined the Shelby Township Police Department in April 1993. Captain Schmittler spent his first nine years assigned to the patrol division. During this time he was a field training officer, evidence technician, firearms instructor and member of the entry team. He was selected Officer of the Year twice and received the Honor Award for his service provided in the line of duty.
In 2002, Captain Schmittler was promoted to sergeant and assigned to the patrol division. In 2004, he was assigned to narcotics and led the drug team for the next ten years. The unit was recognized for over 1 000 arrests, $1,000,000 in forfeiture and the largest marijuana seizure in Macomb County. In addition to drug crime, Captain Schmittler commanded and investigated major cases. In 2014, he was promoted to Detective Lieutenant and was responsible for the daily operations of the Criminal Investigations Division. In addition, he was sworn in as a part time Task Force Officer for the Macomb FBI Violent Crime Task Force. During this time, Shelby Township Police Department added personnel to the Drug Enforcement Administration, Macomb Auto Theft Unit and established a cellular forensic lab to retrieve evidence crucial for prosecution. In September 2018, he was promoted to rank of Captain, overseeing the daily operations of the Patrol and Criminal Investigations Divisions.
Captain Schmittler is a graduate of the Northwestern University School of Staff and Command, Class 335.