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These news stories come from all departments and sections of eWashtenaw.

WCSO Shop with a Cop Fundraiser

WCSO Shop with a Cop Fundraiser

Come support a great cause with great food at Buffalo Wild Wings in Ann Arbor (3150 Boardwalk Drive) on Wednesday, October 5, 2016. On this day, 20% of purchases *accompanied by the certificate below will be donated to WCSO Shop with a Cop!

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WCSO Community Education Series

WCSO Community Education Series

The WCSO just announced the next installment of our community education and engagement events, the WCSO Community Education Series. This three-part educational series consisting of six different topic areas will be facilitated/instructed by Sheriff Clayton. Each topic area will consist of a 40 minute classroom discussion followed by a question and answer period.

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Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office K9 Bady to get Body Armor

Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office K9 Bady to get Body Armor

Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office K9 Bady will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Bady’s vest is sponsored by Theodore Sippel of Manchester, MI and will be embroidered with the sentiment “Good Luck from Ted”. Delivery is expected within eight to ten weeks.

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WCSO & Human Society of Huron Valley looking for person(s) who killed a family of swans

WCSO & Human Society of Huron Valley looking for person(s) who killed a family of swans

Sometime around 6:15 a.m. on August 10th, 2016 a family of swans in the area of Parker Rd. and Scio Church Rd. were run over. Deputies were called to the area by numerous concerned citizens. Upon arrival, deputies discovered that 4 juvenile swans and one adult swan had been run over and killed.

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Paddle Sport Safety Tips from WCSO Marine Safety

Paddle Sport Safety Tips from WCSO Marine Safety

The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office wants those on the waterways to have a safe and enjoyable day on their canoes and kayaks.

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How did we do?

How did we do?

We care about the quality of service the Water Resources Commissioner's Office delivers. If you have had recent contact with us, please let us know how you feel!

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WCSO, YPD & Ypsilanti Community Schools put on their first Junior Police Academy

WCSO, YPD & Ypsilanti Community Schools put on their first Junior Police Academy

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.

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Arrest made in July 22nd Superior Township Shooting

Arrest made in July 22nd Superior Township Shooting

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.

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New Evidence of Lyme Disease in Washtenaw County

New Evidence of Lyme Disease in Washtenaw County

For the first time, Washtenaw County Public Health has evidence that a Washtenaw resident was likely infected with Lyme disease without leaving the county. Cases of Lyme disease occur annually among Washtenaw residents; until now, local cases have been related to travel to west Michigan or other states where infested tick populations are present.

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Cybersecurity of Business...Made Simple comes to Wasthenaw County

Cybersecurity of Business...Made Simple comes to Wasthenaw County

A national effort to educate businesses on the simple steps to improve online safety is coming to Washtenaw County.

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Sheriff Jerry Clayton & Congresswoman Debbie Dingell Invite the Community to a Unity Town Hall Event

Sheriff Jerry Clayton & Congresswoman Debbie Dingell Invite the Community to a Unity Town Hall Event

On Thursday, July 21, 2016 the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell are planning to bring our community together to hold a community Unity Town Hall to talk with one another, to begin discussing how we can come together, and how we as a community can address the anger, frustration, fear, lack of communication, and issues around race, poverty and policing.

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WCSO Public Safety Announcement – Everything you need to know about Personal Floatation Devices!

WCSO Public Safety Announcement – Everything you need to know about Personal Floatation Devices!

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.

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Sheriff Clayton's letter to staff after recent tragic events

Sheriff Clayton's letter to staff after recent tragic events

Let me begin by sharing my thoughts and prayers with all those that have been directly and indirectly affected by the recent events in Baton Rouge, St. Paul and Dallas.

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"Find Us" Web Map Upgrade

"Find Us" Web Map Upgrade

Check out the new Find Us map for locating Washtenaw County departments.

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Evan Pratt's Interview in Pipeline Magazine

Evan Pratt's Interview in Pipeline Magazine

Pipeline, a publication of the Michigan Association of County Drain Commissioner, Vol 25, No 2, Summer 2016, includes an interview with Evan Pratt and his thoughts and roles on the Governor's 21st Century Infrastructure Commission

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WCSO Community Engagement Director Derrick Jackson participates in a TEDx Event

WCSO Community Engagement Director Derrick Jackson participates in a TEDx Event

The TEDx Program is designed to help communities, organizations and individuals to spark conversation and connection through local TED-like experiences. Below is the write up and YouTube video of Director Jackson… check it out!

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1,4-Dioxane and Washtenaw County Groundwater

1,4-Dioxane and Washtenaw County Groundwater

There is an area in Washtenaw County where the chemical 1,4-dioxane is underground. The area includes parts of Scio Township and western Ann Arbor. This contamination is a concern because wells near the area draw groundwater for use in homes and businesses. Washtenaw County Public Health is providing information to help residents understand the current situation and potential health impacts.

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Radio Shows on WEMU 89.1FM

Radio Shows on WEMU 89.1FM

Washtenaw County's Office of the Water Resources Commissioner and Public Health's Environmental Health Division help produce two radio shows in collaboration with WEMU News. Tune in to hear about environmental issues impacting Washtenaw County!

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WCSO Warns about IRS Imposters and Scams

WCSO Warns about IRS Imposters and Scams

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.

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