Sheriff's Office Updates

Complete listing of Sheriff Office updates.

Take Action to Prevent Heatstroke: Avoid. Create Reminders. Take Action.

Take Action to Prevent Heatstroke: Avoid. Create Reminders. Take Action.

NEW STUDY: 14% OF PARENTS SAY THEY HAVE LEFT A CHILD ALONE INSIDE PARKED VEHICLE DESPITE THE RISKS OF HEATSTROKE

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2 Arrested, Several Computers Recovered!

2 Arrested, Several Computers Recovered!

2 arrests have been made and several computers were recovered from the approximately 80 computers stolen from Ypsilanti Public Schools.

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Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office Win 2013 Battle of the Badges Tug of War Contest

Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office Win 2013 Battle of the Badges Tug of War Contest

The Sheriff’s Office represented Washtenaw County Law Enforcement Tuesday, March 26th in a Battle of the Badges Tug of War contest at the Detroit Pistons game. They faced off against Macomb County Sheriff winning 2 out of the 3 “wars” and being named the 2012 Battle of Badges Tug of War Champions. Participating in the event were Director Derrick Jackson, Deputy Thomas Guynes, Deputy Joe Montgomery, Sergeant Fred Garcia and Sergeant Beth Gieske.

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Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Lieutenant Troy Bevier Retires

Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Lieutenant Troy Bevier Retires

Honoring 25 years of exemplary service, Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton hosted a retirement luncheon celebrating the career of Lieutenant Troy D. Bevier, on Tuesday, April 30th, 2013.

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6th Annual Ford Lake Frozen Leap was a Frozen Success!

6th Annual Ford Lake Frozen Leap was a Frozen Success!

The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office Frozen Leap team, Squeal Team Six, may have only had four members this year, but they were still at the top of their game.

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WCSO Parks Service Program Keeping the Parks Safe

WCSO Parks Service Program Keeping the Parks Safe

The Sheriff’s Office Parks Service Program (PSP) was created in 2011 in collaboration with Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation. Our shared goal is to ensure that every visitor to the County’s 32 parks, preserves and properties has an enjoyable, safe and positive experience through the fair and appropriate enforcement of all park rules and regulations by our Park Services Officers (PSO).

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Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office Closes Child Abuse and Torture Case

Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office Closes Child Abuse and Torture Case

One 4/1/12 the WCSO Detective Bureau was notified that a three (3) year old male had been brought into the University Of Michigan Hospital by his mother regarding severe burns and bruising. After examination it was also determined that the child had blood in his urine, fluid in his abdomen, bite marks and the burns were covering 18% of his body.

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Sheriff Clayton Announces Three Special Assignment Appointments in Washtenaw Metro Dispatch

Sheriff Clayton Announces Three Special Assignment Appointments in Washtenaw Metro Dispatch

It is a sincere pleasure to announce the following special assignment appointments:

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CAPTURED: 3rd suspect in weekend homicide arrested.

All three suspects have been arrested for the shooting death that occurred in Schooner Cove apartments over the weekend.

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School is in Session… Please Drive Carefully. Protecting our families begins with YOU

School is in Session… Please Drive Carefully. Protecting our families begins with YOU

For twenty three million students nationwide, the school day begins and ends with a trip on a school bus. The greatest risk is not riding the bus, but approaching or leaving the bus. Before children go back to school or start school for the first time, it is essential that adults and children know traffic safety rules.

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Sheriff’s Office Dive Team members rescue dog from Huron River

Sheriff’s Office Dive Team members rescue dog from Huron River

On Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office Underwater Search and Recovery Team (USRT) members Sgt. Cook, Cpl. Pasternak and Cpl. Mercure responded to the Huron River in Scio Township where a dog was being swept down the river.

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Sheriff’s Office welcomes Neighborhood Watch Coordinators from all over Washtenaw County

Sheriff’s Office welcomes Neighborhood Watch Coordinators from all over Washtenaw County

On Wednesday, January 30, 2013, the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office hosted a meeting for Neighborhood Watch Coordinators from all over Washtenaw County. The meeting brought the coordinators together to discuss common issues and covered a number of topics.

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Some WCSO Public Service Areas Will Close Early This Friday In Observance of Good Friday

Some WCSO Public Service Areas Will Close Early This Friday In Observance of Good Friday

Certain customer service operations will have reduced hours this Friday, April 18, 2014 in observance of Good Friday.

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Texting and Driving, It Can Wait

Texting and Driving, It Can Wait

No text is worth dying for. That’s why the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office and LaFontaine Automotive Group are joining AT&T to help save lives through It Can Wait, the national movement to end texting and driving. Texting and driving is a national epidemic and a life-threatening issue that affects us all.

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Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office staff to serve as panelists at symposium about mental illness in the criminal system.

Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office staff to serve as panelists at symposium about mental illness in the criminal system.

Dr. Christine Negendank, the forensic psychiatrist at the Sheriff’s Office, and Chief Deputy Rick Kaledas of the Sheriff’s Office will serve as panelists at a one-day conference, “The Criminalization of Mental Illness: Turning Patients into Inmates ~ February 8, 2013 ~ Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

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MDOT Courtesy Patrols begin on February 1, 2013

MDOT Courtesy Patrols begin on February 1, 2013

The Michigan Department of Transportation has provided courtesy patrols for some time now across much of the Metropolitan Detroit region. These patrols, created to provide both citizens and visitors with courteous and effective assistance to motorists on our freeways, will begin service in Washtenaw County on Friday, February 1, 2013.

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2 arrested in Lodi home invasion

2 arrested in Lodi home invasion

On 01/11/2011, Deputies assigned to Lodi Township responded to the 7000 block of Lindemann Road (West of Alber Road) for a home invasion in progress. The Deputies arrived and found the homeowner holding the suspect, a forty-eight year-old male Saline resident, down on the side deck.

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Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office Promotes New Sergeant

Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office Promotes New Sergeant

On Tuesday, March 12th, 2013, Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton announced the promotion of Deputy Michael Marocco to Police Services Sergeant.

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WCSO Dep. Visel & New Police Service Dog Karn Make First Successful Suspect Track

WCSO Dep. Visel & New Police Service Dog Karn Make First Successful Suspect Track

Police Service Dog Karn assumed active duty at the Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday, May 28th, 2013 and made his first successful suspect track two (2) days later.

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Patrol Dog Certification Trial (July 11th - 13th) - Open to the Public

Patrol Dog Certification Trial (July 11th - 13th) - Open to the Public

The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with the Washtenaw-Metro Police Canine Teams, is pleased to announce our hosting of the regional United States Police Canine Association (USPCA) www.uspca19.org Patrol Dog certification trial, Friday, July 11th, through Sunday, July 13th, 2014. The event is open to the public. Approximately 30 handler and dog teams are expected to participate. Most events will be held at Ypsilanti Community School’s Shadford Athletic Field, 2095 Packard Road, Ypsilanti.

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