In The News
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
Operation Medicine Cabinet™ Continues to Expand
32 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 thirty-two drop-off locations around Oa
To download a prescription drug abuse prevention toolkit, please click
Thanks to our supporters Genisys Credit Union, the Alliance of Coaltions for Healthy Communities, and the Oakland County Health Division for partnering with us to provide this important community service
SHERIFF BOUCHARD ANNOUNCES SPONSORSHIP OF FREE CPL COURSES FOR ACTIVE AND RESERVE MILITARY PERSONNEL IN OAKLAND COUNTY
Sheriff Bouchard, in partnership with the Detroit Sportsmen's Congress, is proud to offer FREE CPL TRAINING COURSES to active and reserve military personnel residing in Oakland County. The first class is scheduled for Sunday, August 2nd 2015 at 9:00 AM, with subsequent dates to follow. To register please contact Tyler Sweers at 248-858-9799, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. To view the press release, click HERE
IN THE NEWS!
The Detroit News - After Sheriff Takeover, Pontiac Crime Drops, Hope Rises
Oakland Press - Police Athletic League Launches in Pontiac
Northville Patch - Oakland County Sheriff Announces Plan to Ease Tensions
We are proud to announce we are rolling out the latest and best technology to get people help any way we can.
911: Text Your Way Out of Trouble-Detroit Free Press
Oakland County Offers Option to Text 911-Channel 4
Oakland County Dispatch Offers Text to 911-Oakland Press
Active Shooter Action Plan-Please see this critical safety information
Active Shooter Safety Tips Video
Oakland County Sheriff's Active Shooter Response Guide
BOUCHARD IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE FORMATION OF THE OAKLAND COUNTY SHERIFF
The mission of the PAL Program is to create a safe environment and a
structure within which law enforcement will support and inspire young people to
reach their full potential, utilizing athletics and other programs geared to
improving the lives of participants. Such programs promote
self-confidence, self-esteem, civic engagement, academic achievement, and help
create and form better members of society.
(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.
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.
: Cadet Post 2649
- The Sheriff's Office is proud to host
Cadet Post 2649
which is comprised of young aspiring adults from ages 14 to 21 who are interested in a career in law enforcement. The program is designed to introduce to the Cadets the various components of law enforcement and correctional responsibilities including basic firearm safety and marine safety.
- 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.
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.
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.