Patrol Captain Mike Laurila has announced his retirement effective February 4th.
Captain Laurila joined the Marquette Police Department as a Patrol Officer in 1996 shortly after
obtaining his bachelor’s degree in law enforcement and graduating from the Northern Michigan
University Regional Police Academy. In 2003 he was promoted to Uniform Corporal and again in
2006 to Uniform Sergeant. In 2010 Captain Laurila was promoted to Uniform Lieutenant where
he served until his promotion to Patrol Captain in January of 2016. His last day in the office was
Friday, January 14th. Thank you for 26 years of service to the City of Marquette and congratulations,