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Oakland County Arrest Records

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Oakland County, MI Arrest Records

What are Oakland County Arrest Statistics?

Oakland amassed 232 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Oakland’s arrest rate was 5.14 per 100,000 residents. The county of Oakland is 99.3% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 25 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Oakland also experienced 39 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Barry and Bay, Oakland is a safer place to reside.

  • 232Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 5.14Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 25Violent crime arrests

Oakland County Recent Arrest Trends

In Oakland, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 29 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Oakland, is aggravated assault, and the third most common is rape.

  • 29Larceny/Theft
  • 14Aggravated Assault
  • 10Rape

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

In Oakland, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Oakland has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Oakland experienced 25 violent crimes and 39 non-violent crimes. When comparing Oakland to the national average of 739.02, Oakland is lower by 99.3% than the national average.

Oakland County Crime Rate from 2004-2017

Oakland County Police Records

Police records exist in different types of Sheriff’s Offices and in many forms. In most generally, Oakland county police reports may be obtained from the local county Sheriff’s Office. You can visit in person and request documents as county police records are available to the masses per the state laws and the Freedom of Information Act. The documents may include Oakland county police reports, Oakland county bookings and even images. These documents are related to when a person is arrested, booked, and incarcerated. First, they are questioned, and basic data is taken while someone fills out the report. Then the arresting officer takes pictures of the person, and they are put in a jail cell until they can make pay the fees. Some regions may charge a fee for a copy of police records. You may have to appear in person and may need to have the following facts for them to find your file:

  • Date and time of the occurrence
  • The location of the incident
  • Name(s) of those involved
  • Officer’s name and rank
  • Case number

This will help the administrator find the records you need.

Oakland county police records can reveal a lot of information about a person. A good type of police record might be a traffic incident report. Some reports are available to the public after a waiting period, such as 60-days.

Sometimes you can get copies of Oakland county police records by mail. Contact your local county Sheriff’s Office to inquire about requests and the payment.

Oakland County Mugshots

Oakland County mugshots have been taken since the 1800s, shortly after the development of photography. Then in 1888, a French policeman Alphonse Bertillon standardized the process and made it the norm. Many of these pictures are kept in a “mug book” to help witnesses and victims identify people.

Oakland county mugshots are the pictures taken of people upon arrest. Local police, Sheriff’s Offices, and other law enforcement agencies take them. Usually , the subject is photographed from the front (full-face view) and then the side (profile view). These Oakland county mugshots are stored with the person’s criminal record and police reports. They are used by victims, witnesses, and investigators to identify bad guys.

Typically , when a judge issues an Oakland county arrest warrant for other crimes , and the criminal does not show up in court, these mugshots are used to help locate the suspect.

Mugshots are readily show up online as they are public records. Information informational portals offer mugshots with other types of documents such as criminal records, arrest records and other court cases.

Felonies, Misdemeanors, and Sex Offenders

Police and arrest records will also include information on felonies, misdemeanors, and sex offenders. Since everything is readily available and connected, any past arrests will show up as well.

Oakland County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Oakland county, Michigan with a total number of 381 employees - 127 female, 127 male officers and 127 civilians. Oakland County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MI6316300, it belongs to the East North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.

  • Agency Name: Oakland County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Michigan
  • City: Pontiac
  • Type: County
  • Address: 1200 N. Telegraph Rd. Bldg. 38E
  • Phone Number: 248.858.5000
  • Fax: 248-452-2102
  • Email:

Police Departments in Oakland County

Auburn Hills Police Department1899 North Squirrel Road248.370.9444
Birmingham Police Department151 Martin Street248.530.1870
Clarkston Police Department3 E Church St(248)625-0088
Clawson Police Department425 N. Main Street248.435.5000
Ferndale Police Department310 East Nine Mile Road248-541-3650
Hazel Park Police Department111 E. Nine Mile Road248-542-6161
Holly Police Department315 South Broad Street248-634-8221
Keego Harbor Police Department2025 Beechmont St248-682-3030
Lake Orion Police Department21 E Church St248-693-8321
Madison Heights Police Department280 W 13 Mile Rd248-585-2100
Milford Police Department1100 Atlantic St248-684-1815
Novi Police Department45125 10 Mile Road248-348-7100
Oak Park Police Department13800 Oak Park Boulevard(248)691-7520
Pleasant Ridge Police Department23925 Woodward Ave248-541-2900
Pontiac Police Department110 E Pike St248-857-7890
Rochester Police Department400 Sixth St248-651-9621
Royal Oak Police Department221 E Third St(248) 246-3500
South Lyon Police Department219 Whipple Street248-437-1773
Southfield Police Department26000 Evergreen(248) 796-5300
Troy Police Department500 W. Big Beaver Rd248.524.3300

Oakland County, MI Jail and Inmate Records

OAKLAND County has 1,484 jails with an average daily population of 834 inmates with a total of 1,484 jail population. When breaking down the OAKLAND County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 18% with 262 female and 1,133 male inmates.

  • 1,484Jails
  • 1,484Prisoners
  • 179 %Jail Rate

How Does Oakland County Inmate Search Work?

Oakland County inmate records are public files that anyone can acquire easily. The Freedom of Information Act governs the rules regarding Oakland county inmate records which provide a lot of useful insights about a person.

Oakland County Booking

Oakland county bookings are also helpful when looking for stats on whether or not a stranger has been arrested. When a perpetrator is arrested, the officer fills out paperwork and then holds them in a incarceration cell , which essentially becomes their Oakland county booking record. It may also include things like fingerprints, photos , physical details, their name, and address, officer in charge , the details of the crime, the location, and any trucks that were involved. The general public has the ability to get a copy of someone’s Oakland county booking records without any type of approval .

Oakland County Jail

Prisons and Jails in Oakland County

Oakland County Boot Camp1690 Brown Road248-858-1800
Oakland County East Annex1201 North Telegraph248-858-1800
Oakland County MI Children's Village1200 North Telegraph Road248-858-1150
Oakland County MI Main Jail1201 North Telegraph Road, PO Box 436017248-858-1800
Oakland County MI Work Release1201 North Telegraph248-858-2464
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