• The Access Control and Enterprise Services (ACES) is a specialized unit within the Detroit Public Schools Community District Police Department that is responsible for a broad range of functions including:


    True ID Badges

    The DPSCD True ID Badges are issued to all district employees, contractors, coaches, interns, and volunteers. True ID Badges indicate that the holder is fully vetted and approved to work in and on DPSCD properties. 


    Communication/Dispatch Services

    The Communication/Dispatch Services are responsible for dispatching police to various locations in response to requests for service. Dispatchers also assist police with current traffic and warrant information; as well as provide visual security (District cameras) by monitoring the interior and exterior of the DPSCD schools and properties.


    Concealed Pistol License Services (CPL)

    The DPSCD ACES Department is a Michigan State Police (MSP) approved vendor authorized to provide Live Scans (fingerprints) to CPL applicants. All applicants must have proper forms, pay the $15.00 fee, and have an appointment to be Live Scanned. Appointments may be made at the following link: bit.ly/dpscdpd


    Criminal Convictions/Background & Live Scan Unit (CCBLU)

    The Criminal Convictions/Background & Live Scan Unit is a Michigan State Police (MSP) approved vendor authorized to provide Live Scans (fingerprints) for statewide school employment and volunteer candidates. The CCBLU has the responsibility of oversight, screening, and vetting all employees, contractors, partners, and volunteers assigned to work in the DPSCD schools or central offices, in accordance with all local, state, federal laws, and policies of the Board of Education for the Detroit Public Schools Community District.

    All persons requesting employment with the DPSCD, regardless of whether the individual will work directly for the District, or be contracted through a third-party vendor, management company, or Private Contractor, shall submit to a fingerprint-based criminal background check, using the following Michigan State Police (MSP) forms: Live Scan Fingerprint Background Check Request (RI-030), and the Michigan Waiver Agreement and Statement for Schools (RI-088A).

    Potential employees must complete the Human Resource process PRIOR to scheduling an appointment for Live Scan.

    Live Scan appointments can be scheduled using the CCBLU scheduling site at: bit.ly/dpscdpd.