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WCSO Hall of Honor Dedication Ceremony

WCSO Hall of Honor Dedication Ceremony

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 a part of marking Police Week in Washtenaw County, Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton and the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office will be holding a Dedication Ceremony for the newly created “Hall of Honor” to remember and honor Sheriff’s Office personnel who have paid the ultimate sacrifice while serving our community.

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It's a New Year - Take the L.E.A.D.!

It's a New Year - Take the L.E.A.D.!

Sheriff Jerry Clayton and the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office Community join the Michigan Sheriff’s Association (MSA) in supporting Law Enforcement Appreciation Day (L.E.A.D.) on January 9, 2015.

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The U-M Annual Army/Navy Wheelchair Basketball Game

The U-M Annual Army/Navy Wheelchair Basketball Game

Come to the Crisler Center and experience a battle of the backboards as the Army and Navy wheelchair basketball teams tip off. This event is FREE, no tickets required! It is a celebration of disability awareness and a highlight of Investing in Ability Week 2013.

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Homicide Suspect Apprehended

Homicide Suspect Apprehended

Moments ago (July 26, 2010) detectives of the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office apprehended Michael Crockett in connection with the fatal shooting that took place on Sunday July 25th in the Kmart parking lot on Washtenaw Ave. in Ypsilanti Township.

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Sheriff Clayton on the Lucy Ann Lance Show!

Sheriff Clayton on the Lucy Ann Lance Show!

A wide-ranging interview with the county's top law enforcer, who talks about community safety, officer safety, and how to pay for it all.

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Sheriff & Prosecutor’s Offices achieve conviction on Unlawful Imprisonment, Assault and Criminal Sexual Conduct Case.

Sheriff & Prosecutor’s Offices achieve conviction on Unlawful Imprisonment, Assault and Criminal Sexual Conduct Case.

On 03/21/12, Deputies Heather Morrison and Chad Teets responded to an Ypsilanti Township address to investigate the alleged false imprisonment and assault of a female. Upon their arrival it was determined that the female had been held at the residence against her will for over thirty (30) hours by her then boyfriend Dajuan Roberts. During the time she was held, she sustained multiple injuries, including knife wounds and a “branding” injury where Roberts had burned his initials into a portion of her body with a hot coat hanger during one of several assaults. She reported that she had been repeatedly sexually assaulted by Roberts during the course of her imprisonment.

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WCSO Notice of Holiday Office Closure

WCSO Notice of Holiday Office Closure

The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office will be closed on Friday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day. Normal business hours will resume on Monday, July 7, 2014.

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Peace Officer Memorial Day & Police Week

Peace Officer Memorial Day & Police Week

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.

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Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office Competes in Battle of the Badges at the Palace

Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office Competes in Battle of the Badges at the Palace

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!

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WCSO Police Service Dog Visits Dexter Elementary School

WCSO Police Service Dog Visits Dexter Elementary School

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.

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Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Corporal Loretta Brown Retires

Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Corporal Loretta Brown Retires

Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton wishes to announce the retirement of Corporal Loretta Brown, effective May 29th, 2013.

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Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Sergeant Steve Armstrong Retires

Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Sergeant Steve Armstrong Retires

Honoring 25 years of service, Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton hosted a retirement gathering to celebrate the career of Sergeant Steve Armstrong on Friday, August 21st, 2015.

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In & Out Shooter Arrested!

In & Out Shooter Arrested!

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.

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Over The Limit Under Arrest

Over The Limit Under Arrest

Sheriff Jerry Clayton warns drivers about special traffic enforcement.

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5th Annual Frozen Leap Raises $25,000 for SOS Community Services

5th Annual Frozen Leap Raises $25,000 for SOS Community Services

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.

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Detective Thomas Boivin named Washtenaw One Hundred’s Police Officer of the Year

Detective Thomas Boivin named Washtenaw One Hundred’s Police Officer of the Year

At the Washtenaw 100’s Annual Dinner, on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, Detective Thomas Boivin was named their Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.

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Sheriff’s Undercover Investigation Results in Guilty Pleas to Accosting a Child for Immoral Purposes and Using a Computer to Commit a Crime

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.

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Washtenaw Area Council for Children Offer Free Cyber Safety Summer Camp for Tweens & Teens

Washtenaw Area Council for Children Offer Free Cyber Safety Summer Camp for Tweens & Teens

Free Week of Cyber Safety fun and learning for tweens and teens entering grades 6-9.

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Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office Promotes New Lieutenant

Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office Promotes New Lieutenant

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.

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