Mutual Aid Response
The Marquette County Sheriff's Department has a deputy on duty for all outgoing air carrier flights. The Forsyth Township Police Department is the primarly law enforcement agency to respond to situations at th eAirport. Also assisting could be the Marquette County Sheriff's Office and the Michigan State Police Department on the nature of the incident and who the closest responding unit is. The Michigan State Police have a satellite office at the Airport Services Center, but it is normally unmanned.
The primary response agency providing emergency medical services at Sawyer is provided by Forsyth Township EMS for BLS calls. Marquette General Hospital EMS and Bell EMS are Advanced Life Support Units that respond when necessary for emergencies.