It became official last week. Macedon Police added their fifth full-time police officer. Officer Charles Michels began his law enforcement career in the United States Army
asa Military Police officer and currently holds the rank of Staff Sergeant in the Army Reserve. He followed his active military service with law enforcement positions with the Department of Defense, New York State University Police - Alfred State College and most recently with the Village of Lyons Police Department.
Officer Michels has been working as a part-time Macedon Police Officer since March of 2009. The Department currently maintains four part-time officers. Michels holds an A.A.S. in Criminal Justice - Police Science from Monroe Community College and a B.S. in Criminal Justice from Keuka College.
When not at work he enjoys spending time at home with his fiance and her two daughters. He also enjoys snowmobiling, 4 wheeling and training in the martial arts. He currently holds the rank of 5th Degree Black Belt in Isshin Ryu Karate.