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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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WCSO Non-Essential Offices Closed Monday, January 6, 2014

WCSO Non-Essential Offices Closed Monday, January 6, 2014

Due to the significant winter storm, all non-essential Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office Operations and Buildings will be closed Monday January 6, 2014.

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ENPACT in action!!! 30 officers. 30 residents.

Enhancing Police And Community Trust pulled 30 residents from across Washtenaw County and 30 officers from every police agency in the county for a day long workshop on building relationships.

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Thinking About the Dexter Tornado – One Year Later

Thinking About the Dexter Tornado – One Year Later

It hardly seems like it has been a year since an EF-3 rated tornado ravaged the Dexter community on March 15th, 2012, leaving over seven miles of destruction in its wake at a cost of millions of dollars.

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Sheriff's Office Jobs

Sheriff's Office Jobs

The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office is searching for Corrections Officers and Community Service Officers.

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Washtenaw County Law Enforcement Agencies Collaborate to Hold Gun Safety Week 2014

Washtenaw County Law Enforcement Agencies Collaborate to Hold Gun Safety Week 2014

All the law enforcement agencies in Washtenaw County have joined together to help make our County and our residents safer, by holding a Gun Safety Week July 20th through July 26th, 2014. The purpose of the Washtenaw County Gun Safety Week is to educate and raise awareness about issues related to gun safety and encourage responsible gun ownership.

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Local Organization Plans Cyber Security Class

Local Organization Plans Cyber Security Class

SALINE, Mich. (Feb. 19, 2013)—Back by popular demand, The Washtenaw County Cyber Citizenship Coalition (WC4) is hosting a class on how to protect your business from cyber-attack. “Cyber Security for Business 101” will be led by local cyber security professionals Joe Eastman, Adjunct Faculty at Eastern Michigan University and Jeff Haller, and Noël Quiton trainer specializing in Information Assurance.

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WCSO Partners with ArborWoman to deliver the Safe Sleep Care Program ~ We Need Your Help!

WCSO Partners with ArborWoman to deliver the Safe Sleep Care Program ~ We Need Your Help!

Did you know that of the sleep-related infant deaths in Washtenaw County 70% occurred in an unsafe sleep location and 50% of them involved an infant sleeping on the same surface with another person? These deaths are preventable!

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Shooting Suspect Identified

Shooting Suspect Identified

The WCSO is asking for your assistance in the location of Leon Freeman. He is wanted in conjunction with a shooting at the Elks Club in Ypsilanti Township during the early morning hours on Saturday Oct. 8, 2011.

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Sheriff and Chief discuss dispatch consolidation with Lucy Ann Lance

Sheriff and Chief discuss dispatch consolidation with Lucy Ann Lance

Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton & Ann Arbor Police Chief Barnett Jones - The City of Ann Arbor anticipates saving $400,000 a year by contracting with the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Department for dispatch services. Talks are underway to work out a deal that the County estimates would be cost-neutral for the County and would help streamline dispatch services.

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Speedway Robber Apprehended

Speedway Robber Apprehended

On Tuesday the Speedway gas station at 1395 E. Michigan Ave. was robbed. The suspect was I.D.'d by deputies and received a tip from several citizens pointing deputies to his location.

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Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office K9’s Fred and Argo have been awarded bullet and stab protective vests

Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office K9’s Fred and Argo have been awarded bullet and stab protective vests

Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office K9’s Fred and Argo have been awarded ballistic vests thanks to a non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., the vests were sponsored by an anonymous donor. K9’s Fred and Argo vests will be embroidered with the sentiment “Good Luck from Ted”.

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Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office, Con-Way Freight and Christina’s Smile Partnered Up to Provide Dental Services for Area Children in Need

Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office, Con-Way Freight and Christina’s Smile Partnered Up to Provide Dental Services for Area Children in Need

On June 1st and 2nd, Christina’s SmileTM Children’s Dental Clinic and Con-way Inc. partnered with the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office and local schools, including Adams STEM Academy, Estabrook Elementary and Perry Early Learning Center, to screen and select local, underserved children with priority dental care needs. Over two days, the clinic and its local volunteer dentists provided dental services, free of charge, to as many as 80 children, representing nearly $63,000 worth of services.

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WCSO Metro Dispatch Honored for Telecommunicator Week

WCSO Metro Dispatch Honored for Telecommunicator Week

The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners hereby declares the week of April 14, 2013 through April 20, 2013, as National Public Safety Telecommunicator Week in Washtenaw County.

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Ypsilanti Township Law Enforcement Center in Operation

Ypsilanti Township Law Enforcement Center in Operation

The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office has relocated its Ypsilanti Township community police operation to the new Ypsilanti Township Law Enforcement Center (LEC) located at 1501 S. Huron St. The LEC is just over a mile away from the original Township community station formerly housed at the Township Civic Center and District Court campus on S. Huron River Drive.

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Suspect Michael Curtis sentenced in 2nd Degree Murder and 1st Degree Child Abuse Case.

Suspect Michael Curtis sentenced in 2nd Degree Murder and 1st Degree Child Abuse Case.

During the early morning hours of October 21st, 2012, Deputies Joshua Arts, Nicholas Krings and John Cratsenburg responded to the report of a child possibly choking in the 1000 block of Fall River in Ypsilanti Township. The first Deputy to arrive, Deputy Arts, found no signs of life in fourteen (14) month old Chase Miller and immediately initiated cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

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