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How to make a police report or request police service

File a Police Report

If you have a life-threatening emergency or are reporting a crime that is happening right now - CALL 9-1-1 immediately!

There are three options for filing a non-emergency police report:

  • At Your Location: Call the police non-emergency phone number 248.524.3477 and request that an officer be sent to your location
  • Police Station: Non-emergency reports can be made at the front desk of the police department. If you would like to make a report at the station after hours, pick up the red phone in the lobby or call 248.524.3477 option 1 when you arrive at the police department. 
  • Online: Certain reports may be completed online. Generally, they are:
    • Harassing phone calls/No known suspects.
    • Identity Theft/ No known suspects.
    • Theft/ No Known Suspects.
    • Lost Property.
    • Damaged Property / Vandalism.
    • Private property traffic crashed/ Parked unattended, returned to find vehicle had been struck
Tips & Forms
The following information will help us complete a thorough report.

  • Your name, address, birthdate, home, work, and cell phone numbers.
  • The name, address, birthdate, home, work, and cell phone numbers of anyone else involved in the case (including victims, suspects, and witnesses.)
  • Physical description of suspects including height and weight (approximate), eye and hair color, facial hair, clothing, and any other identifying marks (scars, tattoos, piercings, etc.)
  • Descriptions of property that was stolen or damaged, including: brand, model, color, serial number, any other identifying features and value.
  • If your vehicle was stolen, damaged, or broken into, have your vehicle registration or title and insurance certificate with you.
  • Copies of account statements and other documents for cases of fraud or identity theft.

Witnesses or victims of a crime may complete a witness statement prior to coming into the station or meeting with an officer by using our form.

For traffic crashes, download, print and complete a driver statement form.  If you have decided to exchange information and make a report later, please have the information included on a traffic accident information form with you when you come in.


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