Public Safety Information Center
Our Safety Information Center is located in our lobby and covers nearly all aspects of public safety and emergency preparedness topics to help residents stay safe!
Group and Home Owner Safety Presentations
Your group or home owner’s association can request a Deputy to discuss safety and concerns.
House Check Program
Our house check program provides residents with an additional means of security while away from home. Deputies are provided directed extra patrols for specific dates and times. You can call the substation during business hours to register your home while you are on vacation or extend times away.
Directed Traffic Enforcement
Residents and business owners are able to assist with traffic enforcement by reporting issues that our Deputies will first assess and then follow-up with enforcement action.
The Sheriff’s Office routinely sends out alerts regarding road closures, accidents or areas motorists should avoid AND information relating to public safety. To sign-up, click-on the Community Alert symbol or box on the top right of the Sheriff’s web page www.oaklandsheriff.com
. This will take you to the Oakland County sign-up page where you can either chose an e-mail or text as a means for the alert. You will then have several types of alerts to choose from. Scroll down to the Sheriff’s Substations and check both boxes for Orion Township. You may want to also check the surrounding townships if you commute through these areas. When linked to your smart phones, you will receive alerts immediately should you be on the roadway. Most of our radio and news stations get our alerts and this helps us all stay connected and avoid traffic backups.
Copies of reports
Available forty-eight (48) hours after taken. Please call ahead.
Orion resident fee $3.00 per copy
- Non-resident fee $7.00 per copy
Operation Medicine Cabinet
Drop off your expired and unwanted pills during business hours Monday-Friday 8:30a-4:30p
Place all pills in a zip lock bag (without bottles or boxes) No inhalers or needles accepted.
Re-Cycle for Kids
Drop off your used bikes at the east entrance by the picnic table and we will have them picked-up and taken to the Sheriff’s Office to be distributed to needy children. The bikes are re-furbished by a local bike shop before distribution. Questions about the program should be directed to Mandy Andrews at (248) 858-1947.
Bears on Patrol
Drop off small, gently used or new teddy bears (or other stuffed animals) for the officer to carry in their vehicles for children involved in accidents and other incidents.
Senior Cell Phone Program
Drop off your used cell phone with charger and we will give see that it gets to the Sheriff’s Office for the 911 Senior Cell Phone Program. The phones are re-programmed and dial 911 emergencies only. Senior hotline number is (248) 975-9000 for more information on the Senior Cell Phone Program. To pick up a cell phone, please visit the Sheriff’s main office at 1200 N. Telegraph, Building 38E, Pontiac, MI 48341. Phones are available every Friday from 9:00a-12:00p, and every first (1st) and third (3rd) Saturday from 9:00a-12:00p.
Coats for the Cold
Every November you can drop off your gently used coats to be distributed to those in need.