President of the Board
Annie M. Harrison is a Detective at the Ingham County Sheriff's Office specializing in Child Abuse and Sexual Assault investigations. Detective Harrison is assigned to the Ingham/Jackson Regional Sexual Assault Kit Initiative Task Force, a local project she was instrumental in developing.
This project seeks to address, thoroughly investigate, and shine a light on previously untested sexual assault evidence kits while revolutionizing sexual assault investigations.
Detective Harrison was appointed by Governor Gretchen Whitmer to serve as Chair of the Governor’s Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect, leading a team of multidisciplinary experts. She previously served a three-year term on the Crime Victim Services Commission where she assisted in the oversight of the Crime Victim Compensation Program. Detective Harrison was selected by End Violence Against Women International to join the Cadre of Experts, a group of top professionals in the field of criminal justice response to sexual assault and gender-based violence. Detective Harrison is a recipient of the Michigan Crime Foundation annual award, “Beyond the Call of Duty.” Detective Harrison served as the Ingham County Sheriff's Office Explorer Post Advisor for 17 years, where she helped shape the next generation of law enforcement.
During the pandemic, Detective Harrison was featured on NPR in the article, "7 Women Who Overcame Their Pandemic Struggles."
Detective Harrison received her Bachelor of Arts from Michigan State University in Social Relations, Criminal Justice and Jewish Studies. She graduated from the 77th Mid-Michigan Police Academy, where she now instructs. She resides with her husband Ted and daughters Gaby and Audrey in DeWitt, Michigan.