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Assistant Director

Division - Administration and FinanceJacobs
Department - Public Safety

Captain Jacobs oversees the department and is currently interim Chief of Police. He assigns shift personnel their duties, and maintains records. He has the responsibility for the immediate supervision, instruction, and coordination of the activities of the officers and student employees.

Tim Jacobs is responsible for investigation of all major crimes and to coordinate investigations between the Police Department and the Prosecutor's office and courts. His duties include assigning follow up on investigations.

Captain Jacobs has 6 years of service with Mecosta County Sheriff’s Department and two years as a D.A.R.E. Officer. He is also one of the departments Rape Aggression Defense instructors.


  • A.A.S., Criminal Justice, West Shore Community College

Employed at Ferris since:


Contact Information:
Department of Public Safety
1319 Cramer Circle
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 591-5903 (office)
(231) 796-0169 (fax)
Email - [email protected]