There are a limited number of 9-1-1 lines. For this reason, 9-1-1 should only be used for emergencies.
Because of your location and the location of the cell tower closest to you, your 9-1-1 call may not be routed to the correct jurisdiction. This is especially true when in areas of Bloomfield Township that border other communities. For example, if you are anywhere near Adams Road between I-75 and Big Beaver Road, your 9-1-1 call could be routed to either Bloomfield Township, or the City of Troy.
For this reason, it is always important to know where you're located when dialing 9-1-1. In case your call does go to a different jurisdiction, the dispatcher will be able to quickly ascertain if your call needs to be transferred.
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Requesting a Copy of a Driving Record
The Police Department is prohibited from accessing state computers to provide you with a copy of your own or another's driving record. However, you can request a copy on-line directly from Michigan Secretary of State. To request a copy of your own driving record, click here.
New Graduated Driver License & Road Skills Testing
To obtain the latest information on Michigan's Graduated Driver License program from Michigan Department of State, click here.
To obtain information on Road Skills companies from Michigan Secretary of State, click here.
Bloomfield Township Police Department utilizes two vehicle impound and storage facilities. For vehicles towed or impounded north of Long Lake Road, contact General Towing, 2290 Auburn Road, Auburn Hills at 248-338-3700. For vehicles towed or impounded south of Long Lake Road, contact Bob Adams Towing, 2499 Cole Street, Birmingham, 248-644-5000.
Michigan's New Seat Belt Law
To view Michigan's New Seat Belt Law, MCL 257.710e, click here.
For answers to child restraint and safety belt questions, view the Michigan Secretary of State's information on safety belts and child seats, click here.
Participation in MADD Programs
The Bloomfield Township Police Department supports the efforts of Mothers Against Drunk Driving and regularly participates in their public awareness programs. "Project Red Ribbon," or "Tie One On For Safety" is a campaign that takes place every year between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day. Township police officers distribute red ribbons for display on vehicles to remind the public about the consequences of driving while drunk. The Department also nominates an officer for an annual "LifeSaver" Award. This Award recognizes and honors a Bloomfield Township patrol officer who helps keep our roads free from drunk drivers. Last year's nominee was an officer who has an exceptionally strong record in OUIL/OUIN (operating under the influence of liquor/operating under the influence of narcotics) enforcement.
For more information about MADD visit MADD.org.
Detroit area travelers can get up-to-the-minute traffic information at the Michigan Transportation Department.