Northern Michigan sheriff to retire after decades of service

Bob Paschke announced Friday that he will retire at the end of next month (Photo courtesy of Presque Isle County Sheriff).

PRESQUE ISLE COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- After nearly four decades of service, a northern Michigan sheriff is retiring.

Presque Isle County Sheriff Bob Paschke announced Friday he will be retiring next month.

Paschke started his career with Sheriff's Office in 1979 and spent a few years as a road deputy.

He also became the county's first D.A.R.E officer in 1988, promoting drug prevention in county schools.

He was appointed as undersheriff in 1991 before being elected sheriff in 2008, 2012 and 2016.

Paschke's last day will be July 31.

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