Downloadable Forms

Download common forms for the Jackson Police Department. If you don't find what you're looking for, please contact the Police Department.

Complaint Information Form

The Complaint Information Form (PDF) may be used to notify police administration of alleged wrongdoing by a police officer of the Jackson Police Department. All information on page 1 should be completed as fully as possible. After completing the form, sign and date it, and mail it to the Jackson Police Department at:

216 E. Washington Ave.

Jackson, MI 49201

You will receive a letter in the mail acknowledging receipt of your complaint.

FOIA Request Form

You may use the FOIA Request Form (PDF) to request police reports taken by the Jackson Police Department. An incident number is the easiest way for us to fulfill your request. If you do not have an incident number, please provide as much information as possible so we may present you with the information you are requesting. Please understand some information may not be released, based upon current investigations and protected personal information.

Once you have completed the form, you may fax it to 517-788-4126, send it via email here: Email, or mail it to:

Jackson Police Department FOIA Coordinator

216 E. Washington Ave.

Jackson, MI 49201

Private Property Crash Form

The Private Property Crash Form (PDF) is intended to provide a self-reporting system for your private property vehicle crash. Please follow the instructions and example when completing the form.

Completed forms should be returned to the Jackson Police Department if the crash occurred within the city limits. If the crash occurred outside the city limits, but within Jackson county, mail completed forms to:

Jackson County Office of the Sheriff

212 W. Wesley St.

Jackson, MI 49201

Calling 911

Call 911 and do not use this form if any of the below apply:

  • The driver of either vehicle is under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • The collision involves reckless driving
  • Personal injuries occurred
  • The collision occurred on a public street
  • The license plate number of a hit and run vehicle was obtained by a witness

Ride-Along Program

To participate in the Jackson Police Department Ride-Along program, read the Ride-Along Rules and Regulations and complete the Ride-Along Waiver Form and the Ride-Along Application Form. Completed forms may be submitted via email here: Email or dropped off in person to the Service Desk at:  

Jackson Police Department

216 E. Washington Ave.

Jackson, MI 49201