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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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Special Visitor at the Dexter Mill

Special Visitor at the Dexter Mill

Frank Romine, son of Keri Romine, Owner & Proprietor of the Dexter Mill, received a special visit in early December.

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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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National School Bus Safety Week

National School Bus Safety Week

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.

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Shop With A Cop 2010

Shop With A Cop 2010

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.

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Swift Water Rescue – Sunday, May 19th, 2014

Swift Water Rescue – Sunday, May 19th, 2014

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.

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Dexter Tornado Information Update

Dexter Tornado Information Update

Recovery efforts continue to move forward as clean up kicks into high gear!

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Two (2) new Police Service Dog Teams "Hit the Streets"

Two (2) new Police Service Dog Teams "Hit the Streets"

Following a challenging selection process for both handlers and dogs, two (2) new police service dog teams were authorized for service by Cmdr. Marlene Radzik this past Friday, May 8th, 2015.

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Manchester Young Guns Compete Against Senior WCSO Deputies

Manchester Young Guns Compete Against Senior WCSO Deputies

On Sunday August 2nd, 2015 the Manchester Young Guns hosted their annual awards banquet. As part of the event they invited the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office to field a team of trap shooters. The Sheriff’s Office utilized personnel that work or live in the Manchester area to build their team.

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Public Safety Challenges Facing Washtenaw County!

Public Safety Challenges Facing Washtenaw County!

The 2010 Community Report released by Sheriff Clayton is the start of a conversation regarding the public safety challenges facing our community.

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Deputies Engage in “Practical Assessment Process” for Canine Handler Selection

Deputies Engage in “Practical Assessment Process” for Canine Handler Selection

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.

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K9 DEFENDER’S INC, DONATES FIRST AID “BUDDY BAGS” FOR POLICE SERVICE DOGS

K9 DEFENDER’S INC, DONATES FIRST AID “BUDDY BAGS” FOR POLICE SERVICE DOGS

The Sheriff’s Office recently identified two (2) new police service dog (PSD) handlers who have been spending time building strong bonds and a solid training foundation with their new canine partners. The bond between the Police Service Dog Units (PSDU) and handlers from surrounding agencies is also very strong. This was made clear when our PSDU was contacted by Tracy Spader, Founder and President of the “K9 Defender Fund, Inc” www.k9defenderfund.org. Ms. Spader was made aware of our two (2) new handlers and canine recruits by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Canine Unit.

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Suspect Michael Glenn Sentenced 14-21 Years in Prison for Multiple Assault Charges

Suspect Michael Glenn Sentenced 14-21 Years in Prison for Multiple Assault Charges

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.

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Deputy saves life of heroin overdose victim just 7 days after learning to use Naloxone

Deputy saves life of heroin overdose victim just 7 days after learning to use Naloxone

Just seven days after being trained and equipped with Naloxone, Deputy Bynum of the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office was able to identify, administer, and ultimately save the life of someone in the midst of an overdose from heroin.

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WCSO Gun Turn-In Program

WCSO Gun Turn-In Program

The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office is hosting a Gun Turn-In program this Saturday, June 27th. If you have a gun that you would like to dispose of come turn it in to the WCSO. For each working firearm you return you will be given a $50 Visa gift card.

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Shop with a Cop 2012

Shop with a Cop 2012

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.

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