|Benny N. Napoleon|
|Sheriff of Wayne County, Michigan|
|Preceded by||Warren Evans|
|Constituency||Wayne County, Michigan|
|Spouse(s)||Lisa Cunningham (divorced)|
|Alma mater||Mercy College of Detroit
Detroit College of Law (J.D.)
Napoleon graduated from Cass Technical High School. He entered the Detroit Police in 1975, and rose through the ranks. He served as police chief from 1998-2001 under Dennis Archer. In 2004 he was made Assistant Wayne County Executive, and in 2009 he became Wayne County Sheriff.
A Democrat, Napoleon entered Detroit politics in 2013, announcing his intentions to run for mayor in the city's non-partisan primary to replace Dave Bing, who announced he would not seek re-election after the appointment of an emergency manager for the city. During the primary campaign, he referred to himself as a "businessman with a badge" . Napoleon placed second in the primary, and lost the mayoral race to Mike Duggan on November 5, 2013.
- "Bio of Benny Napoleon". Huffington Post.
- Matt Helms (March 26, 2013). "Benny Napoleon kicks off bid to be Detroit's next mayor". Detroit Free Press. Retrieved March 27, 2013.
- "Bing won't seek re-election as Detroit mayor". The Big Story.