Accident Reports:


If you require a copy of an Accident Report (called a UD-10) where no arrest was made and you are a party to the accident, you may request this document by mail or in person at the front office during normal business hours, Monday-Friday, 8:00-3:30pm.  If requesting via mail, please click the link below: Release of Motor Vehicle Crash Report Request Form.  Please print and complete the form and include with your payment.  There is a $5.00 fee for all accident reports, plus a self addressed, stamped envelope if the report needs to be mailed.  Payment can be made in EXACT cash, with a money order, or with a check with the driver's license number and birth date noted of the person endorsing the check.  You may call ahead of time to ensure the report is available for release prior to coming into the office.   Please call the front office with an inquiries at 231-779-9226, during normal business hours.



Incident Reports / Photographs:
If you would like a copy of an Incident Report and/or photographs or related documents, you must complete a Freedom Of Information Act Request Form that can be obtained at the front office during normal business hours at the Sheriff’s Office detailing the records and/or specific documents you are looking for, including the date or incident number, the nature of the incident, and the name(s) of the person(s) involved.

The status of any investigation may determine when a report is available.



FOIA Request:

Written requests will be responded to within 5 working days or sooner depending on the scope and nature of the request and staff availability, unless a reason for requesting an extension exists.  A bill will be compiled to include all costs.  A deposit of $25 may be required in some instances.  Please call the Wexford County Administration Office with any inquiries at 231-779-9453, during normal business hours. You may also click the basic FOIA link below to be redirected to the FOIA page.


Basic FOIA


Civil Paper Service:

Civil process is a term referring to the service of papers - subpoenas, summons and complaints, and other orders from any of the courts. They are typically served by Deputy Sheriffs, who are officers of the court. Civil papers can be mailed or faxed to this office or dropped off personally at:

The Wexford County Sheriff's Office
Attn:  Civil Division
1015 Lincoln St.
Cadillac, MI  49601

Fax:  231-779-0218
Front Office:  231-779-9216 
(Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, excluding holidays)

The charges for civil process are:

  1. Processing Fee:  $26.00 (other rates charged for different types of papers, please call our office to inquire)
  2. Mileage to/from the address of the court at $1.00 per mile is added to completed services.  

These amounts are set by the State of Michigan.

Once served, a bill will be sent to the requester.  Upon receipt of payment, the Proof of Service will be returned to the requester.  If a paper was not served, the processing fee is still owed.  Service is not guaranteed.   You may inquire during normal business hours as to the status of the service, our office does not call you.

If you have any questions, please contact the front office at 231-779-9216 during normal business hours.


Fingerprint Services:
The Wexford County Sheriff's Office operates on a live scan fingerprint machine, a machine that digitally scans and transmits fingerprints to the State, who in return sends the results directly to the requesting agency, usually via email within days of receipt.

Costs for prints may vary, depending on reason for prints.  Payment is expected at time of prints and you must bring your Michigan Driver's License or Identification Card.  Additionally, paperwork indicating the reason for prints must be presented.  

In order for prints to be electronically submitted, the requesting agency (ex: school) has an identifying Agency Number that is required for transmission.  Check with your employer for this number.  Bring a notice in writing requesting that you be fingerprinted with the Agency Number, Agency Information, your Name and Information, and Reason for prints (ex: SE for School Employment).

Typically, the machine is available Monday-Friday between 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM, excluding holidays. Persons are advised to call ahead to inquire about fees.  We DO NOT have change.  Exact cash, check, or money orders only.  We are unable to accommodate children while you are being fingerprinted, so please make prior arrangements.

Some Known Fees are:
For School Employment, exactly $58.25
For School Volunteer, exactly $56.25 or $58.25 (depending on class)
For prints only - NO electronic transmission:  exactly $15.00

Please contact the front office during normal business hours for more information at 231-779-9226.




Citizen Complaint:

It is the policy of the Wexford County Sheriff's Office to accept and investigate all complaints of employee misconduct or wrongdoing. The Sheriff's Office is committed to providing law enforcement services that are fair, effective and impartially applied. In striving for a professional level of service, all employees are expected
to adhere to the highest standards of official conduct and are expected to respect the rights of all citizens.

It is the intention of the Sheriff's Office to encourage public support and confidence through the assurance of a fair and thorough investigation of all complaints, thereby leading to a positive relationship that facilitates the attainment of the Sheriff's Office goals and objectives.

This form may be used to register a complaint against any employee of the Wexford County Sheriff's Office,whose conduct, behavior or action is considered improper, unnecessary, or inappropriate.

Please print or type all information clearly and legibly in the spaces provided. If you need assistance in completing this form, please contact the supervisor in charge. You will be contacted at a later time with regard to your complaint.  Please submit your completed form via email, mail or directly to the Wexford County Sheriff's Office, 1015 Lincoln St., Cadillac, MI  49601.  Forms can be emailed to wcsd@wexfordcounty.org

Please click on the link below to print the Citizen Complaint Form:

Citizen Complaint.pdf


SOR Verification

All SOR Verification and/or information updates will be completed Monday-Friday between 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM, excluding holidays.  Persons are advised to call ahead with any questions or concerns that they may have in regards to this process.