City of Grosse Pointe Farms

Public Safety FAQs

How to obtain a copy of a police report / accident report?

What should you do if you see a crime occurring?

Do I have to give my name when I call 911?

How do I sign up for NIXLE?

Is there a curfew for minors?

Alarm Licenses

What steps are required for purchasing a handgun as a resident?

I need my fingerprints taken for a job, what are the steps and costs to have this done?

How do I report streetlight outages?

Can I park in the street when a snow emergency is declared?

Power Equipment operational hours?

Should I notify the public safety department if I am leaving my house for an extended period of time?

Does the department have a child safety seat technician:

Bicycle Licenses

Group Facility, Apparatus and Equipment Tours?

Speakers Bureau?

How do I schedule a Block Party?

Residential Vehicle Speed Studies

Emergency Support Unit?

State Salvage Vehicle Inspections?

Implementation of Convenience Parking Restrictions (75% Resident Concurrency Policy)

What kind of fire extinguisher should I buy for my home?

Do I need to put a smoke detector in every room? How many do I need?

Why do Firefighters break windows and chop holes in the roof at a fire?

Why do Firefighters chop holes in walls/roofs?

What do I do when I see an emergency vehicle approaching when I am driving?

What does it mean when my smoke alarm chirps?