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​​​​​​Alarm Permits and Registratio​n

​If you are the owner of an alarm system, Chapter 93, Section 7:403 of the Ann Arbor Code of Ordinances requires you to register your alarm and obtain a permit annually. ​This can be done online.​


The Ann Arbor Police Department only offers 15th District Court ordered fingerprinting. For all other fingerprinting, contact the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Department​.

Court ordered fingerprinting takes place on Wednesdays 8 a.m.-2 p.m. on the third floor of the Ann Arbor Justice Center (301 E. Huron St.). You may also set up an appointment by emailing: [email protected]

Required documents to bring:

  • Order for fingerprints.

  • Felony/Misdemeanor complaint.

  • Valid form of identification (driver's license, state ID card, student ID, or passport).​​

Police​​​​ Reports

Find out under what circumstances you should file a police report. This page also includes a link to file a report online, a list of information you should be prepared to provide and next steps to expect once you file a report.​


Found, lost or case-related property is handled by the property unit. To ​​retrieve property, call 734.794.6952 to verify that your property is ready to be released and to make an appointment for pickup. ​


The records section is responsible for maintaining, researching and releasing official police records. These activities are done in compliance with city policy, the Freedom on Information Act and the State of Michigan law enforcement records retention schedule. Records also handle​​​​s registering sex offenders. If you have any questions, please contact records by phone 734.794.6954, fax 734.994-9928 or email [email protected].​​


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