Sheriff's Office Updates
Complete listing of Sheriff Office updates.
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 will be held at the Washtenaw 100 Club Memorial Park this year on Thursday, May 15th, 2014 at 10:00AM. The park is located on Michigan Avenue at Ballard Street in Ypsilanti.
Come out and support the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office as they battle Washtenaw County Area Fire Fighters in an All Star Tug of War competition at the Palace before the Piston’s Game tonight!
Deputy Gerrod Visel and his canine partner, Karn, visited Wylie Elementary School in Dexter to perform a demonstration to assist his son, Brayden, during a speech on police service dogs and their training.
Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton wishes to announce the retirement of Corporal Loretta Brown, effective May 29th, 2013.
On November 16, 2011 the suspected shooter from the November 5, 2011 shooting at the In & Out on Share and Harris in Ypsilanti Township was taken into custody.
Sheriff Jerry Clayton warns drivers about special traffic enforcement.
The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office Frozen Leap team, the Polar Pigs (Pride, Integrity, Guts) showed up in full force on Saturday, February 16th, 2013. The Frozen Leap took place in the icy waters of Ford Lake where employees of the Sheriff’s Office and many other community members took the plunge into the icy waters.
At the Washtenaw 100’s Annual Dinner, on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, Detective Thomas Boivin was named their Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.
Sheriff’s Undercover Investigation Results in Guilty Pleas to Accosting a Child for Immoral Purposes and Using a Computer to Commit a Crime
Following up on a “tip” received through the Washtenaw County “help desk”, Sheriff’s Detectives initiated an undercover investigation into the alleged use of a computer to solicit a child for immoral purposes.
Free Week of Cyber Safety fun and learning for tweens and teens entering grades 6-9.
On Sunday February 3, 2013, Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton announced that Sergeant Marlene Radzik had been promoted as the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office next Police Services Lieutenant.
National School Bus Safety Week ~ October 22-26, 2012 Every day, Michigan's nearly 16,500 school buses not only act as the safest form of transportation for students, but also reduce traffice congestion.
Each year Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office staff hosts dozens of kids from across Washtenaw County. Each kid is teamed up with a deputy for the day and able to shop and buy gifts. It's our way of celebrating and giving back during the holiday season.
Conditions in parts of the Huron River are very hazardous this spring, where the force of the swift flowing water leaves little room for error for kayak and canoeing enthusiasts.
Recovery efforts continue to move forward as clean up kicks into high gear!
The 2010 Community Report released by Sheriff Clayton is the start of a conversation regarding the public safety challenges facing our community.
Living with a police service dog means embracing a lifestyle of discipline, fitness, patience and a continual desire to work hard and to challenge yourself to train, improve and grow as a handler-dog team.
On 11/27/12, in response to the report of a female needing help and bleeding heavily, Deputies were dispatched to the 2300 block of McKinley Street in Ypsilanti Township. A lengthy investigation provided the following information.
The Shop with a Cop Program involves Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Deputies and other Washtenaw County law enforcement officers, donating their time to take a group of children on a Holiday shopping spree. Children are selected by referrals from our local school districts and school resource officers.