LANSING. Michigan State Police (MSP) Director Col. Kriste Kibbey Etue
has announced the retirement of Capt. Myles McCormack after 26 years of
service. McCormack was commander of the department’s Eighth District,
which is comprised of seven posts covering Michigan’s Upper
McCormack began his career with the MSP in 1985, graduating as a member
of the 99th Trooper Recruit School. Over his 26-year career, McCormack
served at the Flat Rock, L’Anse, Negaunee, and St. Ignace posts.
In 1994, McCormack was promoted to first lieutenant and was assigned to
the St. Ignace Post. In 1998, he was promoted to inspector at the
Eighth District Headquarters in Marquette before being promoted to his
current rank of captain in 2003.
He has held the ranks of trooper, sergeant, detective sergeant, first
lieutenant, inspector and captain.
McCormack graduated from Finlandia University in 1979, the Northern
Michigan University Regional Police Academy in 1980, and the FBI
National Academy 197th Session in 1999. Prior to McCormack joining the
State Police he worked for the Houghton City Police Department for five
years as a patrol officer.