About the Oakland County Sheriff's Office

​The Oakland County Sheriff's Office is the largest "full service" Sheriff's Office in the State of Michigan. With a current jurisdiction​al population of 1.2 million residents, the Sheriff's Office services over 343,000 of those residents through law enforcement​ contracts in 15 different communities and corrective services for nearly 1600 inmates. The coverage area also encompasses 450 inland lakes.

Sheriff Michael J. Bouchard oversees the department's approximate 1,400 employees and manages an annual budget of over $150 million.

The Oakland County Sheriff's Office is comprised of two main groups, the Corrections/Courts Services Group, and the Law Enforcement Services​ Group, as well as an Administrative Services Division.

 Who We Are and What We Do