Watch CBS News

First Female Black Captain For Oakland County Sheriff's Department

(CBS DETROIT) – Oakland County is also celebrating the promotion of Oakland County Sheriff's Captain Melissa McClellan.

She is the department's first female Black captain.

McClellan began her career in the Oakland County Sheriff's Office in September 1989 where she worked as a clerk in booking.

In January 1991, McClellan began as deputy and continued through the ranks from a deputy to road patrol deputy II, to sergeant and lieutenant and then executive lieutenant.

© 2020 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue
Be the first to know
Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting.