Lemire named Marquette County Police Officer of the Year 2016

MARQUETTE — David Lemire has been named the Marquette County Police Officer of the Year for 2016.

Lemire is a captain with the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office. He’s been with the department since 1992.

In addition to his role with the sheriff’s office, Lemire has also served in special assignments as a member of the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team and as a diver in the Sheriff’s Office Dive Team. Capt. Lemire was born and raised in Marquette.

He served in the U.S. Army from 1981 through 1991. In 1992, Lemire attended the Delta College Basic Police Academy.

The Marquette County Law Enforcement Administrator’s Association will present Lemire with his award Wednesday morning at Northern Michigan University.