Washtenaw County, Michigan
Report available online at www.ewashtenaw.org/oced or at OCED offices at 415 W. Michigan Ave. in Ypsilanti.
Police Service Dog “Fred” assumed active duty with the Sheriff’s Office on Friday, May 8th, 2015. Trained in part for drug detection, Fred made his first successful drug search while assisting the Livingston & Washtenaw Area Narcotics Enforcement Team (LAWNET) in the service of a search warrant on May 21st, 2015.
It will soon be easier for Washtenaw County residents who lack proper identification to access local public and private services such as the police, hospitals and banks. The Washtenaw County Clerk – Vital Records Division will begin issuing Washtenaw County ID Cards on June 1, 2015 to residents who meet application standards.
In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15th as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week. As has become a tradition in Washtenaw County, a ceremony marking Peace Officer’s Memorial Day was held at the Washtenaw 100 Club Memorial Park today, Friday, May 15th, 2015 at 10:00AM. The park is located on Michigan Avenue at Ballard Street in Ypsilanti.
This summer, an explosion of color in the sky will greet visitors to Nelson Meade County Farm Park. Wolke, or “The Cloud,” is the creation of German artist, Ursula Buchegger, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the City of Ann Arbor and Tubingen, Germany, Sister City partnership. Washtenaw County Parks is pleased to be part of the festivities!
Washtenaw County Public Health is pleased to share its 2014 annual report with our partners and with the community as a whole.