The Records Bureau is responsible for processing all police incidents/reports and paperwork. In order to determine the status of a report, citizens should contact the Records Bureau.
310 E. 9 Mile Road
Ferndale, MI 48220
Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Gun Purchase Permit
Obtaining a Copy of a Police Report
Traffic & Crash Reports
Local Police Clearances:
Purchase Drug Kits:
Kits are self administeredPrices range from $5-$15 for an eight (8) panel kit.
Portable Breath Tests (PBT):
PBT tests are for Ferndale residents only.Costs are $10 per test, tests must be purchased in 5 or 10 test incrementsTotal costs should be either $50 or $100
Royal Oak Township:
Royal Oak Township is not under the City of Ferndale's jurisdiction. They are listed as the City of Ferndale because they do not have a post office. Royal Oak Township residents that require these services should contact the Oakland County Sheriff’s Department at 248-591-7239 or the Michigan State Police at 248-584-5799.
View a comprehensive list of the permits you can apply for in Ferndale.