The Oakland County Sheriff's Office is dedicated to the safety and protection of the citizens and businesses within our boundaries. We are committed to the task of keeping our courts and correctional system secure and our service is built upon integrity, respect, vision, and leadership.
Message from Sheriff Michael Bouchard
Coats for the Cold 2014 Concludes
We are pleased to announce the 27th annual "Coats for the Cold" Coat Drive has concluded and we are now in the process of sorting and preparing all of the collected coats for distribution this Friday, December 5th to several different charitable organizations. These organizations will be distributing the coatsto people in need AT NO COST. We would like to thank our partners 1-800-MINI-STORAGE and PODS who provided the drop boxes and PODS for coat collection. Also, thanks to the 70 drop-off sites throughout Oakland County, including all Real Estate One offices, all Genysis Credit Union branches, and many more.
Active Shooter Action Plan-Please see this critical safety information
Active Shooter Safety Tips Video
Oakland County Sheriff's Active Shooter Response Guide
Operation Medicine Cabinet Continues to Expand-22 locations to safely dispose of prescription drugs. Operation Medicine Cabinet
™, an outstanding prescription drug take back program which provides citizens a means to properly dispose of their expired and/or unused prescriptions NO QUESTIONS ASKED, now has twenty-two drop-off locations
around Oakland County.
(Help Eliminate Auto Theft) is Michigan's statewide auto theft prevention program that coordinates citizen action with law enforcement agencies through a confidential toll-free tip line for reporting information on stolen vehicles, chop shops, and suspected auto theft activities including insurance fraud, identity theft and carjackings. Call 1-800-242-HEAT 24 hours a day to report auto theft!
Telephone Solicitation Warning:
The Oakland County Sheriff's Office is a professional police organization that properly equips its deputies using funds from the County budget. The Sheriff's Office does not do any telephone soliciting of any kind, nor do we endorse the fundraising efforts of any organization claiming to be affiliated with the Sheriff’s Office. For more information, click here
Avoiding Home Improvement Scams
- Each Spring scam artists prey on unsuspecting home owners sometimes costing them thousands of dollars. Sheriff Bouchard tells us how we can avoid becoming a victim of home improvement scams. (podcast)
Help Keep Young Drivers Safe -
Sheriff Michael Bouchard talks about the STOPPED Program and how parents can
get involved in this parental notification program to promote safe driving. (podcast
: Explorer Post 2649
- The Sheriff's Office is proud to host Explorer Post 2649
which is comprised of young aspiring adults from ages 16 to 21 who are interested in a career in law enforcement. The program is designed to introduce to the Explorers the various components of law enforcement and correctional responsibilities including basic firearm safety and marine safety.
The RESULTS Program
- The Oakland County Sheriff's Office is now providing professional and courteous drug and alcohol testing
and the most accurate and reliable test results to our clients, agents, courts, and the general public. Parents
, referring agents
, and court-ordered clients
are all eligible for quick, accurate, convenient RESULTS!
- Listen as Sheriff Bouchard talks about ways you can protect yourself and your loved ones from becoming a scam victim. (podcast)
Protecting Yourself from Law Enforcement Impersonators -
Sheriff Bouchard is warning citizens to beware of con artists trying to pose as a law enforcement official to gain access to personal information and property.