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Uniformed Police Services

Prisoners and Bonds

Inquiries about prisoners held at the Farmington Hills Police Department and how to bond a prisoner out of our jail can be directed to Police Command Desk personnel by calling (248) 871-2610.  The Court sets the amount of a bond.  Individuals charged with felonies, or certain types of misdemeanors, are not eligible for bond until they go to court and are arraigned.  After a prisoner is arraigned, he or she will be transferred to the Oakland County Jail, located at 1200 Telegraph Road in Pontiac, (248) 858-4950, unless bond is posted before being transported. All bonds posted at the Farmington Hills Police Department must be cash.

Vehicle Lockouts

The design of modern vehicles and the existence of side airbags create a danger for officers trying to unlock a vehicle.  The Farmington Hills Police Department does not perform vehicle lockouts, except for emergencies.  If you lock your keys in your vehicle contact a local tow company for assistance.  If a child is locked in a vehicle the Fire Department and Police Department will respond and gain access.

Extra Police Patrols

If you live or work in Farmington Hills and feel that the police should be aware of information (such as on-going problems, suspicious activity, stalking or continuing victimization), you should call the Farmington Hills police at (248) 871-2610 and provide this information to a Command Desk Personnel.

Animal Complaints

A missing or runaway pet or complaints regarding stray pets, should be reported to the Oakland County Animal Shelter at (248) 391-4102 and the Farmington Hills Police Department at (248) 871-2610.  All lost or stray pets found by the Farmington Hills Police Department are turned over to the Oakland County Animal Shelter.  The Farmington Hills Police Department maintains a record of any reported pet that is found or lost in the City.  If you have lost or found a pet please call (248) 871-2600.
Any animal complaints such as animal bites, vicious animals, or a barking dog complaint please call the Farmington Hills Police Department (248) 871-2600.  Call 9-1-1 if you have an emergency.

Personal Protection Orders

A Personal Protection Order, commonly known as a “PPO”, is a court order intended to protect you from being harassed, beaten, assaulted, molested, wounded or stalked. The PPO prohibits a named individual from doing these things to you. It also prohibits the named individual from entering your premises and removing your children, unless there is an overriding court order.

To obtain a PPO you must go to the Oakland County Circuit Court (6th Circuit Court) at 1200 North Telegraph in Pontiac. You can contact the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Civil Division, located in the same complex, at 1200 North Telegraph in Pontiac, or call (248) 452-9725.

Complaints Involving Police Employees

It is the policy of the Farmington Hills Police Department to investigate all complaints of alleged employee misconduct, to equitably determine whether the allegations are valid and to take appropriate action.

If you have a complaint against a Police Department employee, you should contact the Police Command Desk at (248) 871-2610 and ask to speak with a supervisor.  The Farmington Hills Police Department is committed to providing excellent police services and welcomes any opportunity to work with the public.  Please click here for a citizen complaint form.  Please email forms to:
Assistant Chief Daniel Rodriguez
Commander Bonnie Unruh

Complaint forms are also available at the Police Department Command Desk 24 hours a day.