Police Department
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Mission Statement

"To Keep Royal Oak Safe."

Vision Statement

"To build Michigan's premier police agency that is a recognized leader for efficiency, effectiveness, innovation, and public safety".
2015 Police Department Annual Report Cover
Crime Mapping
Crime Stoppers
Learn about specific crime types, calls for service and more. Read the 
Royal Oak Police Department 
2015 Annual Report 
 online.
CrimeMapping.com allows residents to map out reported, verified criminal activity near any address. For more information, go to crimemapping.com.
If you have information about a crime you want to share anonymously, call Crime Stoppers of Southeast Michigan at 1-800-SPEAK UP.
  1. Auxiliary Police

    The Auxiliary Police Unit acts as the eyes and ears of the Police Department and assists at the many special events which are held in the City each year.

  2. Community Policing

    The Community Policing Office conducts crime prevention programs and school liaison activities. Crime prevention and safety presentations for local organizations can be arranged by request.

  3. Complaints Against Department

    It is the policy of the Royal Oak Police Department to accept and investigate all complaints of employee misconduct or wrongdoing.

  4. Core Values

    Read the department's core values.

  5. Criminal Investigation

    The Criminal Investigation Division conducts investigations of unlawful activity and works closely with prosecuting attorneys to obtain criminal arrest warrants.

  6. Driving Regulations

    Learn about drinking and driving, and other driving laws in Michigan.

  7. Fine Schedule & Points

    Find a list of common traffic fines and associated points.

  8. Important Information

    Discover information about how to properly use 911, and the official ban on texting while driving.

  9. Property Auctions

    Check out the latest information on current police department auctions.

  10. ROPD Awards

    The Royal Oak City Commission honored members of the police department at the May 6, 2013 City Commission meeting for outstanding service.

  11. Records & ID

    Learn how to obtain public police records from our office.

  12. Terrorism

    Learn what you can do to help prevent terrorist acts.

  13. Press Releases

  14. Proposed Police Station Facility