Welcome to the Oakland County Sheriff's Office

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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 Oakland County.             
To download a prescription drug abuse prevention toolkit, please click HERE.

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

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


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.


HEAT (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.

/podcast/assets/images/icon.gif 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)
/podcast/assets/images/icon.gif Protecting Your Child Against Internet Crimes - Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard talks about internet safety and how to protect your children against online predators. (podcast)
/podcast/assets/images/icon.gif 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
Spotlight ONCadet 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  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.  Parentsreferring agents, and  court-ordered clients are all eligible for quick, accurate, convenient RESULTS!

/podcast/assets/images/icon.gif Senior Safety - 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.

 Contact Info

​Oakland County Sheriff's Office
1200 North Telegraph Road Building 38E
Pontiac, Michigan, USA, 48341-1044

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Phone: 248-858-5000
Email: ocso@oakgov.com


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Lists inmates incarcerated and released in the last 72 hours and all current inmates in the Oakland County Jail.