Document Shredding

Document Shredding

Oakland County Sheriff's Office, Community Services

Protect Your Identity and Peace of Mind

Oakland County Sheriff's Office Teams up with Absolute Shreds to Offer Free Shredding for Oakland County Residents.

Residents of Oakland County may bring their confidential documents to be shred for free by Absolute Shreds state of the art high volume shredding truck.

Residents are reminded to limit documents to three or four boxes of PAPER ONLY. 

There is one remaining Community Shred date for 2015:

Monday, August 10, 2015 - 9:00-10:00am, ONE HOUR ONLY

Shredding will be held in the employee parking lot at the Sheriff's Office Main Office Headquarters in Pontiac, on the County Campus, for ONE HOUR ONLY on each of the listed dates.  Please plan on arriving early to get in line.  See link to map below.

Map to Sheriff's Office 

Oakland County Sheriff's Office Main Office
1200 N. Telegraph Road, Building 38 East
Pontiac, MI 48341

Absolute Shreds has a master schedule of their community shred dates at their website

For more information, please contact Mandy Andrews, Sheriff's Office Community Liaison, at For a complete list of shreddable items, or more information on community events hosted by Absolute Shreds, check

A Drop-off Service is available every Wednesday at Absolute Shreds

Time: 8:00am - 10:00am
Address: Absolute Shreds
900 Doris Rd.
Auburn Hills, MI 48326
Cost: $10 per box

A Drop-off Service is also available at Royal Oak Recycling 
Monday - Friday from 8am - 5pm
Saturday from 8am - 1pm
Royal Oak Recycling (Royal Oak) (248) 541-4020
414 E. Hudson
Royal Oak, MI 48067
Royal Oak Recycling (White Lake) (248) 387-5555
10320 Highland Rd.
White Lake, MI 48386
Cost: The paper material needs to be dropped-off at one of the two above locations during the allotted hours and will be shredded at no cost; however, there is a slight fee if one needs to witness the shredding of documents.  Royal Oak Recycling guarantees that the material will be shredded the same day of delivery and can issue a letter of destruction if requested.