Chief Eric Pahl
"Dedicated to Excellence by our Commitment to Delivering Service with Professionalism and Integrity"
The Redford Township Police Department, in partnership with our community, is committed to providing quality professional services that promote a secure environment for our citizens and business owners.
This agency looks forward to addressing the needs of our community to promote and improve the quality of life in Redford Township.
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The Redford Township Police is a progressive law enforcement agency that serves a population of 48,362 citizens. The 11.25 square mile community is located in Wayne County bordering the Communities of Detroit, Southfield, Livonia, and Dearborn Heights.
The Redford Township Police Department employs 52 sworn Police Officers, 6 Civilian Dispatch/Jailers, and 4 Civilian Support Staff members.
Pursuant to Act No. 295 Public Acts of 2010, the following legally seized firearms will be disposed of thirty days after being posted (click here to view the list).
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Press Release: REDFORD POLICE EXPLORER TAKES TOP RIFLE AT STATE EXPLORER ACADEMY
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28th Annual Police and Fire Awards Night
April 18, 2013
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Gun Registrations & Purchase Permits
To apply for a purchase permit, you must be a Redford resident with valid photo ID and not have a Concealed Pistol License (CPL). Beginning April 1, 2012 the cost is $10 for the mandatory background check. You will also need a second form of identification – either a vehicle registration or voter registration with your current Redford address. For other acceptable forms, please contact the Records Bureau at (313) 387-2531.
If you have a valid concealed Pistol License (CPL), you will need a sales record instead of a purchase permit. You may pick this up at no cost.
You can apply for a purchase permit or pick up a sales record Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, excluding holidays, between the hours of 8:00am to 1:00pm and 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Redford Township on-line crime mapping is now available to everyone. RTPD has brought yet another tool to our residents to give them the power to stay informed. See what is happening in your neighborhood, get the scoop!
Many of you asked for an immediate notification system and Chief Gillman has found a way to meet that request! Let's get involved and use this as just one more tool to make our community safer!!!
The Redford Township Police Department will begin utilizing a new service to access important, valuable community information when you need it, using the latest technology.
Our agency will create and publish messages through the Nixle Community Information Service. Nixle will then deliver this information to you instantly via text, email and/or web message. Notifications can also be accessed online at Nixle's web site at www.nixle.com.
Example messages may include snow emergencies, crime alerts, and changes to trash pick ups, as well as other relevant safety and community information.
The service is secure, reliable and easy for our group to use. YOU decide what information you want and whether you want it sent to your cell phone, email, or just simply over the web.
Please register now at the company's main web site: www.nixle.com. Look for the Redford Township Police. There you can also access their Frequently Asked Questions.
We also ask you to forward this email to 5 of your neighbors or friends in the community, encouraging them to register.
New communication forms continue to evolve and we believe this service will allow us to keep you informed in the most convenient, reliable way possible.
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