Investigations Bureau

The Investigations Bureau investigates all crimes within the City of Wayne.  These may include burglary, sex crimes, motor vehicle theft, homicide, assaults, narcotics, arson, fraud, larceny, prostitution, and vandalism. 

The bureau's goal is to identify, locate, arrest, and prosecute those who commit crimes in the City of Wayne. Detectives are responsible for responding to major crime scenes, following up on reported crimes by the patrol division, interviewing all related parties, preparing warrant requests and search warrants, and initiating investigations. 

In addition to criminal investigations, detectives register sex offenders and also conduct background investigations on prospective dispatcher and patrol officer new hire candidates.

The Investigations Bureau detectives are on call 24 hours a day and can respond on or off duty whenever necessary. For non-emergencies, the Investigations Bureau can be contacted at 734-721-1598. 

In the event of an emergency, dial 911. 

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 WRAP - Water Residential Assistance Program

Residents can call the number below to setup an appointment with WayneMetro to enroll in the program.
Phone Number: (313) 386-WRAP (9727)

 New Recycling Rules, Hours, and Location - View flyer

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The City of Wayne has partnered with Simple Recycling to offer a convenient way to recycle Clothing and Housewares for Free at your curb on your regular recycling day.

Use the provided green “Simple Recycling” bags to recycle unwanted clothing and housewares in re-usable condition.

Place bags beside regular trash and recycling container on your normal pickup day.

Click here to order additional bags free of charge.

City of Wayne, MI. Water Quality Report

We are pleased to present this year's Annual Water Quality Report (Consumer Confidence Report) as required by the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). This report is designed to provide details about where your water comes from, what it contains, and how it compares to standards set by regulatory agencies. This report is a snapshot of last year's water quality.

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