Sheriff's Office Updates
Complete listing of Sheriff Office updates.
Each year the Manchester Kiwanis Club chooses a Police & Firefighter of the Year. This year they honored Corporal Steve Wallen and Firefighter Bill Kerns.
The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office wishes everyone a safe and enjoyable summer. With summer in full swing, the lakes and rivers are a great place for recreational opportunities such as boating, fishing, kayaks and canoes.
The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office will be closed on Friday, July 3rd, 2015 in observance of Independence Day. Normal business hours will resume on Monday, July 6th, 2015.
During tax time many IRS imposters attempt to take advantage of people at tax deadline time. Criminals are looking for ways to steal your money or your identity. Don’t fall victim to an IRS scam.
The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office, Ypsilanti Police Department and the Ypsilanti Community School District partnered this summer to run the 2016 Junior Police Academy. The academy was held at Ypsilanti High School over a three-week period and allowed 14 middle school age students (6th, 7th and 8th graders) to attend a mini police academy.
The WCSO would like to commend Sgt. Mike Mahalick, Deputy Jim Roy and Deputy Thomas Couch for their exceptional police work in locating and saving the life of a missing 72 year old male with heart and seizure conditions.
On Wednesday, July 27, 2016, in cooperation with the U.S. Marshal’s Office, Washtenaw Metro-SWAT, and the Westland Police Department, the Sheriff’s Office conducted a search warrant resulting in the arrest of the suspect in the July 22nd, 2016 shooting in Superior Township.
The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office requests your assistance in locating two runaways listed above. The sisters, ages fifteen and nine, and are believed to be together. They are likely in the Metro Detroit area. They were last seen at their Scio Township residence on August 2nd. If they are located, please contact Detective Mike Babycz at (734) 973-4977, (734) 260-9602, or Washtenaw County Metro Dispatch at 734-994-2911.
In the less than five months since Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office deputies began carrying Naloxone, they have saved 11 lives. This number does not reflect the lives saved where Sheriff’s Office deputies were on the scene but HVA or EMT-trained firefighter personnel administered the Naloxone. This equates to more than two lives saved per month because deputies who were first on the scene carried Naloxone, were trained to use it and immediately administered it when encountering a suspected heroin overdose.
WCSO partnered with Michigan Works, Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Regional Chamber of Commerce and My Brother’s Keeper to assist Washtenaw County's Youth population in obtaining employment over the summer months.
Saturday, July 25, 2015 | Perry School 12:00pm - 2:00pm | West Willow Park 3:00pm - 5:00pm
The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office will be closed on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 in observance of Veterans Day. Normal business hours will resume on Thursday, November 12, 2015.
WCSO Deputies have been equipped with Naloxone, a medication to treat opioid overdose in an emergency situation, since August of 2015. Since then deputies have saved sixteen (16) lives by administering Naloxone; the two most recent lives were saved by different deputies within the same shift.