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Fair and Impartial Policing Forum

Fair and Impartial Policing Forum

The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office cordially invites community stakeholders to join us for a discussion of Fair & Impartial Policing.

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WCSO Emergency Services Conducts Skywarn Spotter Training Programs

WCSO Emergency Services Conducts Skywarn Spotter Training Programs

WCSO Emergency Services conducts Skywarn Spotter training programs throughout the community at the beginning of every severe weather season. The National Weather Service Forecast Office in White Lake assigns an experienced meteorologist to conduct the training, which is free of charge and open to anyone at least 18 years of age. The course is about two hours long, and Skywarn Spotter identification codes are issued to all who complete the training.

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WCSO Dep. Urban & K9 Fred Track & Arrest Breaking & Entering-Larceny from Vehicle Suspect

WCSO Dep. Urban & K9 Fred Track & Arrest Breaking & Entering-Larceny from Vehicle Suspect

On March 29, 2016, at around 7:00 p.m., Deputy Urban and K9 Fred responded to a larceny from vehicle complaint in the Cavanaugh Lake area of Washtenaw County.

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Holiday Safety Tips

Holiday Safety Tips

The holiday season is upon us! Here are a few tips to ensure a safe holiday season.

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Sheriff Jerry Clayton releases the WCSO 2015 Annual Report

Sheriff Jerry Clayton releases the WCSO 2015 Annual Report

Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton and the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office are pleased to announce the release of our Annual Report for 2015. After years of releasing a smaller Community Report, the 2015 Annual Report provides a much more comprehensive look at the highlights, direct community impact, and the “value added” of our decisions and actions for 2015.

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Local Auto Dealership Wishes to Thank the WCSO for Great Service, Presents Check for $2,000 to the WISD Education Project, Charity Chosen by Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton

Local Auto Dealership Wishes to Thank the WCSO for Great Service, Presents Check for $2,000 to the WISD Education Project, Charity Chosen by Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton

Mike Mosser, General Manager of Suburban Chevrolet, Cadillac, Saab, presented a check for $2,000 on behalf of the dealership to Jennifer Martin, representing the Education Project for Homeless Youth, this morning on the Lucy Ann Lance show. The generous donation was designed to “show appreciation for the great work of the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office” by benefitting a worthy cause, chosen by Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton.

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Deputy Joseph Ballard Saves Drowning Man’s Life

Deputy Joseph Ballard Saves Drowning Man’s Life

Because of Deputy Ballard’s courageous actions, risking his own life, he was able to save the life of another. Deputy Ballard’s commitment, courage and selflessness make us all proud.

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Sheriff's Office Launches CrimeMapping.com

Sheriff's Office Launches CrimeMapping.com

Now you can check recent crime activity in your neighborhood, see where the crimes occurred, analyze patterns of crime, and see how far a crime was from your home.

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6th Annual Ford Lake Frozen Leap

6th Annual Ford Lake Frozen Leap

The 6th Annual Ford Lake Frozen Leap is set for Saturday, February 15th, 2014. If you've never heard of the Ford Lake Frozen Leap all you need to know is that you can see your fellow Sheriff Office employees, also known as “Squeal Team Six”, jumping into Ford Lake while it's freezing outside!

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WCSO Lobby Identified as a Craigslist Transaction Safe Zone

WCSO Lobby Identified as a Craigslist Transaction Safe Zone

The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating several Craigslist robberies. The victims in these robberies were either selling or buying items through Craigslist ads. Many people post ads on Craigslist and other social media websites but this practice has proven, in some circumstances, not the safest way to do business. It is difficult to track or know who you will be meeting face to face.

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Texting and Driving, It Can Wait

Texting and Driving, It Can Wait

Texting and driving is a national epidemic and a life-threatening issue that affects us all.

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WCSO recognizes recent appointments and promotion

WCSO recognizes recent appointments and promotion

A brief ceremony was held on Monday, October 19, 2015, to recognize the appointments of Corrections Commander Eric Kunath and Lieutenant Commander Randy Casey along with the promotion of Corrections Officer David Clifton to Sergeant.

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WCSO Deputies Honored at Board of Commissioners Meeting

WCSO Deputies Honored at Board of Commissioners Meeting

The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners presented Deputy Shane Bynum and Deputy Sean Urban with a resolution honoring and expressing appreciation for excellent performance of their duties as Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Deputies and their quick and successful actions to save a human life by administering Naloxone.

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Sheriff Clayton appointed to the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards by Governor Snyder

Sheriff Clayton appointed to the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards by Governor Snyder

We are proud to announce Sheriff Clayton has been appointed by Governor Snyder as a representative on the Law Enforcement Standards Commission.

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FOUND: Roger Lee Lowe

FOUND: Roger Lee Lowe

Washtenaw County Sheriff Detectives have located missing Lodi Township man.

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WCSO & Facebook

WCSO & Facebook

The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office is on Facebook!

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New Common Non-Emergency Telephone Number for Washtenaw Metro Dispatch

New Common Non-Emergency Telephone Number for Washtenaw Metro Dispatch

Washtenaw Metro Dispatch has implemented a common telephone number for non-emergency calls effective immediately. The number is (734) 994-2911.

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Liberty Square Demolition Begins

Liberty Square Demolition Begins

On Monday August 5, 2013 the Demolition of the Liberty Square Housing Complex began. Ypsilanti Township Officials, Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton, the Director of the Michigan Land Bank, and other state officials gathered to mark the start of the demolition.

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Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton announces new Chief Deputy & Promotions

Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton announces new Chief Deputy & Promotions

On behalf of the Sheriff, it is our pleasure to announce the following appointment & promotions:

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FOUND: 3 month old from Superior Township has been found

FOUND: 3 month old from Superior Township has been found

Early this morning WCSO Detectives located 3 month old Solomon Brandon who had been taken by his biological parents. Solomon was found safe and unharmed. His parents, Rachael McPherson and Darris Brandon are currently in custody. More details will be released as the investigation continues.

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