Lieutenant Edward Lassa began his career with the Grand Traverse County Sheriff’s Office as a Reserve Officer in 2000. In November of 2001 he was hired as a full time Corrections Officer.
Lieutenant Lassa was a highly regarded Training Officer, a Firearms Instructor and Armorer for the Corrections Division.
In March of 2008 he accepted the role of “Acting Sergeant” until his official promotion to Sergeant in October 2009. In March of 2015 he was selected as the Administrative Sergeant and then Promoted to Lieutenant/Assistant Jail Administrator in August of 2015. Lieutenant Lassa is a Certified Jail Officer through the American Jail Association.