Sheriff's Office Updates

Complete listing of Sheriff Office updates.

Fair and Impartial Policing Forum

Fair and Impartial Policing Forum

The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office cordially invites community stakeholders to join us for a discussion of Fair & Impartial Policing.

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WCSO Emergency Services Conducts Skywarn Spotter Training Programs

WCSO Emergency Services Conducts Skywarn Spotter Training Programs

WCSO Emergency Services conducts Skywarn Spotter training programs throughout the community at the beginning of every severe weather season. The National Weather Service Forecast Office in White Lake assigns an experienced meteorologist to conduct the training, which is free of charge and open to anyone at least 18 years of age. The course is about two hours long, and Skywarn Spotter identification codes are issued to all who complete the training.

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Holiday Safety Tips

Holiday Safety Tips

The holiday season is upon us! Here are a few tips to ensure a safe holiday season.

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Local Auto Dealership Wishes to Thank the WCSO for Great Service, Presents Check for $2,000 to the WISD Education Project, Charity Chosen by Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton

Local Auto Dealership Wishes to Thank the WCSO for Great Service, Presents Check for $2,000 to the WISD Education Project, Charity Chosen by Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton

Mike Mosser, General Manager of Suburban Chevrolet, Cadillac, Saab, presented a check for $2,000 on behalf of the dealership to Jennifer Martin, representing the Education Project for Homeless Youth, this morning on the Lucy Ann Lance show. The generous donation was designed to “show appreciation for the great work of the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office” by benefitting a worthy cause, chosen by Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton.

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Deputy Joseph Ballard Saves Drowning Man’s Life

Deputy Joseph Ballard Saves Drowning Man’s Life

Because of Deputy Ballard’s courageous actions, risking his own life, he was able to save the life of another. Deputy Ballard’s commitment, courage and selflessness make us all proud.

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Sheriff's Office Launches CrimeMapping.com

Sheriff's Office Launches CrimeMapping.com

Now you can check recent crime activity in your neighborhood, see where the crimes occurred, analyze patterns of crime, and see how far a crime was from your home.

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6th Annual Ford Lake Frozen Leap

6th Annual Ford Lake Frozen Leap

The 6th Annual Ford Lake Frozen Leap is set for Saturday, February 15th, 2014. If you've never heard of the Ford Lake Frozen Leap all you need to know is that you can see your fellow Sheriff Office employees, also known as “Squeal Team Six”, jumping into Ford Lake while it's freezing outside!

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Texting and Driving, It Can Wait

Texting and Driving, It Can Wait

Texting and driving is a national epidemic and a life-threatening issue that affects us all.

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Sheriff Clayton appointed to the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards by Governor Snyder

Sheriff Clayton appointed to the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards by Governor Snyder

We are proud to announce Sheriff Clayton has been appointed by Governor Snyder as a representative on the Law Enforcement Standards Commission.

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FOUND: Roger Lee Lowe

FOUND: Roger Lee Lowe

Washtenaw County Sheriff Detectives have located missing Lodi Township man.

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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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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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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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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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