How do I request a Police Officer or make a Police Report?
Dial 911 to request a Police Officer. For general questions or information you may call 810-227-2700 during general business hours (Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm)
Where is the Police Department located?
The City of Brighton Police Department is located at:
440 S. Third Street, between Washington Street and Brighton Lake Road.
Do you house prisoners at the Police Department?
No. All prisoners are transported to the Livingston County Jail, 150 S. Highlander Way, Howell, Michigan. We do have holding cells where offenders are placed on a temporary basis until they can be transported to the jail or bond has been posted. The maximum time the holding cells are utilized is four hours.
Where do I pay tickets?
Parking violations are also paid at the Police Department, or a self-addressed envelope may be provided so the fine can be submitted after postage is attached. Please note, however, that parking tickets NOT paid or contested within 30 days from the date of issue are sent to the court. Tickets must be paid by cash or check. Credit/Debit cards are not accepted.
All other traffic violations and appearance tickets are paid at the 53rd District Court, 204 S Highlander Way Howell, MI.
If you have questions regarding parking violations, please call the Police Department at 810-227-2700 during business hours. For all other violations, please call the 53rd District Court at 517-548-1000
How do I obtain a copy of a police report?
Police reports, such as those for traffic crashes, can be picked up at the Police Department 8-4 Monday - Friday. There is a $10 fee. Police reports are not faxed or mailed without prior payment. Reports requested by mail must have a return envelope with the appropriate postage.
All reports are completed within 48 hours and then must go through a supervisor's review. Reports will not be released until the review takes place.
If you have any questions as to the readiness of a report, please call 810-227-2700 during business hours.
Where do I go to apply for a Personal Protection Order (PPO)?The necessary paperwork for a Personal Protection Order (PPO) is obtained through the Circuit Court Clerk. The Circuit Court Clerk is located in Howell at 210 S. Highlander Way.
If you have questions or would like to obtain additional information, please call the Livingston County Circuit Court Clerk's Office at 517-546-9816.