The Ferndale Police Department is dedicated to the safety and protection of the citizens and businesses within our boundaries. We are committed to the task of keeping our courts and correctional system secure and our service is built upon integrity, respect, vision, and leadership.
It is our goal to always be open and transparent with the public. This newly created community dashboard will assist us in that continued effort. The data provided in the below charts have been obtained from a variety of internal software programs used by the Ferndale Police Department.

Ferndale Police Department Annual Report(s)

Ferndale Police Department Website

Training Definition

The data has been categorized in 9 subject headings. Each category has a variety of training courses completed to assist our officers reduce risks, provide service and communicate more effectively with our community and all of it’s citizens. Please see the examples below of the training the Ferndale Police Department provides for it’s officers and the community. These training classes are not all encompassing but a small example of courses.

  • Response to Resistance: Firearms, Taser certification/recertification, De-escalation
  • Medical/Bloodborne Pathogen Training: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Automated External Defibrillator (AED), Tactical Medical Response, Naloxone (Narcan).
  • Mental Health Response Training: Crisis Intervention Team Training, Critical Incident Stress Management, Autism Awareness/Acceptance,
  • Emergency Vehicle Operations: Emergency Vehicle Operator Course, Traffic Enforcement, Traffic Safety Summit
  • Investigative Training: Basic Detective, Crime Prevention, Critical Incident Investigation, Evidence Technician
  • Legal Training: Legal Liability, Legal Law Update, Juvenile Law, Domestic Violence
  • Leadership Training: Field Training Officer School (FTO), Staff and Command, First-Line Supervision
  • Dispatch Training: Basic Emergency Telecommunicator, Emergency Medical Dispatch, Managing 911 Stress, Handling the Despondent and Suicidal Caller
  • Cultural Awareness/Ethics: Public information Officer, Un-Bias Policing, Cultural Diversity and Awareness, 21st Century Community Policing, Risk management

Dennis M. Emmi
Chief of Police

Ferndale Police Department
310 E. Nine Mile Rd.
Ferndale, MI 48220

Phone Number: 248-541-3650 (ext 5)
Emergency: 911