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Peace Officer’s Memorial & National Correctional Officers and Employees Week

Peace Officer’s Memorial & National Correctional Officers and Employees Week

National Correctional Officers & Employees Week {May 7th - 13th, 2017} Police Week {May 14th - 20th, 2017}

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WCSO Work Program Garden Helps Feed Our Community

WCSO Work Program Garden Helps Feed Our Community

The WCSO Work Program Garden grows and delivers garden fresh vegetables to help feed some of the most needy in our community! Earlier this year Community Work Program Officers Tim Wolverton and Jason Polger, under the direction of WCSO Lt. Kurt Schiappacasse, helped develop a garden site on the WCSO Service Center property. Members of the community who posed no threat to others are assigned to the Work Program by the Courts and helped give back to the community by growing fresh vegetables.

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WCSO Community Education Series Session 4 - Registration Open!

WCSO Community Education Series Session 4 - Registration Open!

The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office would like to announce the fourth installment of our community education series. This session will be presented in partnership with Friends of Restorative Justice and Community Mental Health. It will focus on the Seattle LEAD (Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion) program and the TJC (The Jail to Community) reentry program in Maryland and their potential application here in Washtenaw County.

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WCSO Community Work Program Assists with the Grace Fellowship Food Bank

WCSO Community Work Program Assists with the Grace Fellowship Food Bank

The Sheriff’s Office Community Work Program assists Grace Fellowship House of Solutions distribute FREE groceries to those in need on the 1st and 2nd Saturday of every month.

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Awareness through Education Community Conversation Kick-Off

Awareness through Education Community Conversation Kick-Off

Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton, U.S. Congressman Tim Walberg and U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell invite you to attend this vital kick-off conversation with our residents about the mental health/ substance use disorder/opioid crisis affecting all of us across Washtenaw County.

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WCSO Shop with a Cop Fundraiser

WCSO Shop with a Cop Fundraiser

Come support a great cause with great food at Buffalo Wild Wings in Ann Arbor (3150 Boardwalk Drive) on Wednesday, October 5, 2016. On this day, 20% of purchases *accompanied by the certificate below will be donated to WCSO Shop with a Cop!

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Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office K9 Bady has been Awarded a Bullet & Stab Resistant Vest

Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office K9 Bady has been Awarded a Bullet & Stab Resistant Vest

Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office K9 Bady has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., a non-profit organization. K9 Bady’s vest is sponsored by Theodore Sippel of Manchester, MI and embroidered with the sentiment “Good Luck from Ted”.

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Sheriff Clayton's letter to staff after recent tragic events

Sheriff Clayton's letter to staff after recent tragic events

Let me begin by sharing my thoughts and prayers with all those that have been directly and indirectly affected by the recent events in Baton Rouge, St. Paul and Dallas.

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Shop with a Cop 2016 is a Wrap!

Shop with a Cop 2016 is a Wrap!

The WCSO takes particular pride in this program as it is an entirely staff generated initiative designed to provide children in need with an opportunity to shop for gifts for themselves and those whom they love. Selected by school social workers on the basis of demonstrated need, these are children who might not otherwise have had much of a holiday.

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WCSO participated in A2Y Regional Chamber’s 7th Annual Pistol/Trap Shoot

WCSO participated in A2Y Regional Chamber’s 7th Annual Pistol/Trap Shoot

The Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Regional Chamber holds this event each year to raise funds for a selected agency. This year a portion of all proceeds were donated to the Washtenaw 100 Club; an organization that supports families of the men and women of the law enforcement and firefighting community.

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WCSO Community Education Series

WCSO Community Education Series

The WCSO just announced the next installment of our community education and engagement events, the WCSO Community Education Series. This three-part educational series consisting of six different topic areas will be facilitated/instructed by Sheriff Clayton. Each topic area will consist of a 40 minute classroom discussion followed by a question and answer period.

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WCSO Police Service Dog Unit to participate in K-9 Veterans Day Ceremony

WCSO Police Service Dog Unit to participate in K-9 Veterans Day Ceremony

The WCSO Police Service Dog Unit will participate in a ceremony for K-9 Veterans Day on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at the Michigan War Dog Memorial located at 25805 Milford Rd., South Lyon 48178.

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WCSO Community Education Series Session 5 – Registration Open!

WCSO Community Education Series Session 5 – Registration Open!

Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton and the WCSO with the support of the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners, BOC Chair Felicia Brabec, and County Administrator Greg Dill, would like to announce the fifth installment of our WCSO community education series.

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Sheriff Jerry Clayton & Congresswoman Debbie Dingell Invite the Community to a Unity Town Hall Event

Sheriff Jerry Clayton & Congresswoman Debbie Dingell Invite the Community to a Unity Town Hall Event

On Thursday, July 21, 2016 the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell are planning to bring our community together to hold a community Unity Town Hall to talk with one another, to begin discussing how we can come together, and how we as a community can address the anger, frustration, fear, lack of communication, and issues around race, poverty and policing.

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Interrupter Door-To-Door Campaign

Interrupter Door-To-Door Campaign

Join us for our annual Interrupter door-to-door campaign as we knock on 3,000 doors in hopes of educating our neighbors and interrupting violence before it happens.

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WCSO Drug Take Back Event - October 22, 2016

WCSO Drug Take Back Event - October 22, 2016

WCSO is taking back unwanted prescription drugs on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at the Service Center at 2201 Hogback Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m..

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In Remembrance of Police Service Dog Bary

In Remembrance of Police Service Dog Bary

We regret to inform you of the passing of retired Sheriff’s Office Police Service Dog Bary this morning. the police service dog.

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Washtenaw County Law Enforcement Agencies Collaborate to Hold Gun Safety Week 2017

Washtenaw County Law Enforcement Agencies Collaborate to Hold Gun Safety Week 2017

All the law enforcement agencies in Washtenaw County have joined together again this year to help make our County and our residents safer by holding a Gun Safety Week June 18th through June 24th, 2017 in order to educate and raise aware-ness and encourage responsible gun ownership. The Board of Commissioners passed a resolution on June 7th declaring June 18th through June 24th as Gun Safety Week in Washtenaw County.

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Mental Health Criminal Justice Diversion Advisory Council Announced

Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton and Community Mental Health Director Trish Cortes to convene a county Mental Health Criminal Justice Diversion Advisory Council

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