Wayne County People Search

Search for Wayne County MI people. A people search can help you locate people, find family members, check criminal history, criminal records, perform genealogical research, find birth records, death records, proof of identity, divorce records, marriage records, historical records, locate ancestors, property ownership records, and more.


Clerk Offices maintain important documents for their jurisdiction, usually at the county or local level. These records include a number of important sources for locating people and gaining information about a subject. Vital records, for example, provide information on a person's birth, marriage, divorce, and death, as well as any children. Clerks may also keep records on taxes, property assessments, estates and wills, and even voter registration and election results. When performing a people search, a Clerk Office website is an important resource.

Beatrice Clerk Detroit MI 3011 West Grand Boulevard 48202 800-972-4283

Dearborn Clerk Dearborn MI 13615 Michigan Avenue 48126 313-943-2010

Detroit Clerk Detroit MI 421 Madison Street 48226 313-965-8727


Courts act to resolve legal disputes as part of their judicial function. They also maintain a number of records on individuals, including criminal records such as any arrests, trials, convictions, and court sentences. These can range from serious criminal felonies to traffic court violations. Court records provide a range of information that can be important for performing a people search, such as civil cases like divorce and adoption, as well as a person's criminal history, which can be important for a background check. Courts operate at the federal, state, and local level, and they may provide access to their records online.

Allen Park District Court Allen Park MI 6515 Roosevelt Avenue 48101 313-928-0535

Dearborn District Court Dearborn MI 16077 Michigan Avenue 48126 313-943-2060

Detroit District Court Detroit MI 421 Madison Street 48226 313-965-2200

Ecorse District Court Ecorse MI 3869 West Jefferson Avenue 48229 313-386-7900

Garden City District Court Garden MI 6000 Middlebelt Road 48135 734-793-1680

Gross Pointe Shores Municipal Court Village of Grosse Pointe Shores MI 795 Lake Shore Road 48236 313-881-5503

Gross Pointe Woods Municipal Court Grosse Pointe Woods MI 20025 Mack Plaza Drive 48236 313-343-2455

Grosse Point Municipal Court Grosse Pointe MI 17147 Maumee Avenue 48230 313-343-5262

Grosse Pointe Farms Municipal Court Grosse Pointe Farms MI 90 Kerby Road 48236 313-885-6600

Grosse Pointe Park Municipal Court Grosse Pointe Park MI 15115 East Jefferson Avenue 48230 313-822-3535

Hamtramck District Court Hamtramck MI 3401 Evaline Street 48212 313-876-7710


Police Departments are law enforcement agencies charged with maintaining order in society. They also keep several records on individuals who have interacted with the police, including criminal records such as arrests, warrants, convictions, and incarcerations. These records provide information that can be important when performing a people search, particularly as part of a criminal background check. Police Department records list someone's criminal history, and they can also be used to locate a person who has moved frequently. Police Departments may provide online access to their records.

Allen Park Police Department Allen Park MI 16850 Southfield Road 48101 313-386-7800

Brownstown Twp Police Brownstown MI 23125 King Road 48183 734-675-1300

Canton Township Police Department Canton MI 1150 South Canton Center Road 48188 734-394-5400

City of Southgate Police Department Southgate MI 14710 Reaume Pwy Civic Cir 48195 734-258-3060

Dearborn Heights Police Department Dearborn Heights MI 25637 Michigan Avenue 48125 313-277-6770

Dearborn Police Department Dearborn MI 16099 Michigan Avenue 48126 313-943-2240

Detroit Police Department Detroit MI 11450 Warwick Street 48228 313-596-5600

Ecorse Police Department Ecorse MI 3869 West Jefferson Avenue 48229 313-381-0900

Flat Rock Police Department Flat Rock MI 25500 Gibraltar Road 48134 734-782-2496

Garden City Police Department Garden MI 6000 Middlebelt Road 48135 734-793-1700

Gibraltar Police Department Gibraltar MI 29400 Munro Street 48173 734-676-1022

Grosse Ile Twp Fire Department Grosse Ile MI 24525 Meridian Road 48138 734-676-7100

Grosse Pointe Farms Police Grosse Pointe Farms MI 90 Kerby Road 48236 313-885-2100

Grosse Pointe Police Department Grosse Pointe MI 17145 Maumee Avenue 48230 313-886-3200

Hamtramck Police Department Hamtramck MI 3456 Evaline Street 48212 313-876-7800


Historical Societies preserve documents that have historic value. They may be organized around a certain area, a particular group of people, or a particular historical event. Historical Societies may keep a range of documents on individuals, including vital records, letters, photographs, and other historical documents. These records can be an important part of a people search, particularly when performing genealogical research. Historical Societies may provide online access to some of their records.

Canton Michigan Historical Society Canton MI 1022 South Canton Center Road 48188 734-397-0088

Detroit Historical Society Detroit MI 5401 Woodward Avenue 48202 313-833-7934

Detroit MI Historical Society Grosse Pointe MI 3 Stratford Place 48230 313-885-1967

Detroit Underground Railroad Historical Society Detroit MI 441 Monroe Avenue 48226 313-818-0130

Flat Rock Historical Society Flat Rock MI 25484 Gibraltar Road 48134 734-782-0867

Gabriel Richard Historical Society Detroit MI 1000 Saint Anne Street 48216 313-963-1888

Grosse Pointe Historical Society Grosse Pointe Farms MI 376 Kercheval Avenue 48236 313-885-9241

Grosse Pointe Michigan Historical Society Grosse Pointe Farms MI 381 Kercheval Avenue 48236 313-884-7010


Assessors determine the value of taxable property within their jurisdiction, often at the county or local level, in order to assess property taxes owed by the property's owners. As part of this responsibility, the Assessor Office maintains a range of documents on individuals, such as records of the property they own, the property taxes they owe, and any history of foreclosures, tax liens, or violations. These records can be useful for understanding a person's property ownership history, and they can typically be accessed on the Assessor Office website.

Canton Township Assessor Canton MI 1150 South Canton Center Road 48188 734-394-5111


Social Security Offices are local branches of the federal Social Security Administration. These offices issue Social Security cards, estimate retirement benefit payments, help people determine their eligibility for benefits, and process applications for retirement benefits and SSI benefits. These records contain important information for conducting a people search, including details on an individual's work history, their government benefits, and survivor benefits. Social Security Offices may provide online access to some of their records.

Dearborn Social Security Office Dearborn MI 19853 West Outer Drive 48124

Detroit Social Security Office Detroit MI 477 Michigan Avenue 48226

Detroit Social Security Office Detroit MI 9222 Grand River Avenue 48204

Detroit Social Security Office Detroit MI 5715 Michigan Avenue 48210

Detroit Social Security Office Detroit MI 3400 Conner Street 48215

Detroit Social Security Office Grosse Pointe Woods MI 19251 Mack Avenue 48236

Detroit Social Security Office Detroit MI 26840 West 7 Mile Road 48240

Detroit Social Security Office Detroit MI 10201 West 7 Mile Road 48221

Hamtramck Social Security Office Hamtramck MI 9324 Conant Street 48212


Archives preserve documents that are historically significant. These records can include a number of documents that can be useful when performing a people search, including birth certificates, death certificates, financial records, photographs, historical maps, and sometimes even letters or other personal documents. These records can be useful when performing a people search as part of genealogical research, as some Archives keep documents that date back to before the founding of the United States. Archives may provide online access to their records.

Detroit Birth & Death Records Archive Detroit MI 1151 Taylor Street 48202 313-876-4049

Detroit Security Archive Detroit MI 11850 East Jefferson Avenue 48214 313-822-4400

Grosse Pointe Woods Records Archive Grosse Pointe Woods MI 20025 Mack Plaza Drive 48236 313-343-2419