Oakland County Sheriff Bouchard sworn in for 4th term

Published On: Dec 04 2012 07:45:14 PM EST   Updated On: Dec 04 2012 09:54:04 PM EST

Oakland County Clerk Bill Bullard swears in Sheriff Michael Bouchard for his 4th four-year term.

PONTIAC, Mich. -

Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard was sworn in Tuesday for his 4th four-year term as the county's sheriff.

Bouchard was appointed to office in 1999 and re-elected in 2000, 2004, 2008 and 2012.

The Oakland County Sheriff's Office is one of the nation's largest. It has 1,200 full-time employees and an annual budget of $141 million.

Bouchard will swear in more than 1,500 full and part-time deputies for the term.

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