Sheriff PAL Program Collecting Sports Equipment

Sheriff PAL Program Collecting New and Gently Used Sports Equipment at Sheriff's Office Substations The newly formed Sheriff PAL (Police Athletics League) Program is now accepting new and gently used sporting equipment for all sporting activities at many of the Oakland County Sheriff’s substations throughout Oakland County. Sheriff Bouchard is asking residents, schools, and businesses to go through their inventory of sports equipment, garages, or basements and consider donating sports … [Read more...]

Oakland County Sheriff’s Re-CYCLE for Kids Program

As summer draws to a close, Sheriff Michael J. Bouchard wants to remind the public that the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office continues to accept donations of new, used, or in need of repair bicycles and bicycle accessories and parts as part of a recycling effort to support the Sheriff’s Re-CYCLE for Kids Program sponsored by the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office. The Program is designed to refurbish used bicycles, through the use of inmate labor giving back to the community, and make them available … [Read more...]

State of the Sheriff’s Office

The continual need to cut dollars from our budget has forced the Oakland County Sheriff's Office to make some very difficult decisions these past couple of years.  We have had to examine every program and every dime spent. In these times, public safety is the most critical issue. We work diligently to uphold our core mission; the efficient and secure operations of the Oakland County jail and our court system, and providing critical law enforcement services to the over 1.2 million residents of … [Read more...]