Navigate Up
Sign In



    Maycroft, Michael_med.jpg

    Captain Michael Maycroft​


    Captain Michael Maycroft was born and raised in Muskegon, Michigan.  He graduated from Lake Superior State University, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice-Public Safety and obtained his Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice Administration from Ferris State University.  In 1995, Captain Maycroft began his Law Enforcement career as a member of the Norton Shores Police Department.  He continued there until April 1997, when he left to join the GRPD, working primarily as a second shift Patrol Officer in the South Service Area, as well as being assigned to the Vice Unit for a year and a half.  When promoted in 2005, Captain Maycroft was assigned as a Patrol Sergeant for the North Service Area, and in 2010, he transitioned to the role of Crime Prevention Unit Supervisor and the Community Policing Sergeant for the seven South Service Area Community Police Officers.  Captain Maycroft was promoted to Lieutenant in 2013, after which he became the Commander of the Community Affairs and Crime Prevention Unit, as well as holding an additional assignment as the GRPD Honor Guard Commander.  Captain Maycroft is the Immediate Past-President of the Gerald R. Ford Metro Lodge #97 (Fraternal Order of Police) and has been the Chairperson for the Annual Kent County Law Enforcement Memorial Service for the last 15 years.  Additional duty assignments have included working as a Background Investigator, serving as a member of the Department’s Honor Guard since 2002, and being a Bomb Technician on the Bomb Squad since 2006.  During his tenure at the Department, Captain Maycroft has received two Team Performance Awards, an Achievement Award, three Meritorious Unit Citations, and a Certificate of Recognition, as well as numerous Letters of Recognition and Commendation.