DEPUTY CHIEF MARK COIL
Deputy Chief Mark Coil attended Michigan State University, graduating in 1989 with a B.A. degree in criminal justice. He joined the Shelby Township Police Department in January of 1991. Deputy Chief Coil began his career in the patrol division, and also performed the role of D.A.R.E Officer for 5 years. In January 2001, he was promoted to the rank of sergeant. Deputy Chief Coil was also 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.
In March of 2015, Chief Shelide changed his title to Deputy Chief. Currently, he oversees the daily operations of Administration, Community Policing, Special Assignments, Training, Honor Guard, Traffic Services Bureau and our Tactical Response Unit.
Deputy Chief Coil is a graduate of the Northwestern University School of Staff and Command, Class 335, attended the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia, Session 264, and attended Session 4 of the Homeland Security Leadership Academy in Glynco, Georgia.
DEPUTY CHIEF JASON SCHMITTLER
Deputy Chief 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. Deputy Chief 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, Deputy Chief 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, Deputy Chief 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.
In January 2021 he was promoted to rank of Deputy Chief, overseeing Patrol Division, Criminal Investigations, Special Investigations, and Records Bureau.
Deputy Chief Schmittler is a graduate of the Northwestern University School of Staff and Command, Class 335.