Washtenaw County, Michigan
Police Service Dogs can be single purpose, dual purpose or multi-purpose dogs. Sheriff's Office Dogs are multi-purpose, meaning they are tracking dogs, have a detection specialty and are also certified as patrol dogs meaning that they are capable of searching for articles or people and engaging in criminal apprehension and the protection of their handler or others. In addition to being environmentally stable, multi-purpose dogs must be capable of absorbing extensive training.
We are excited to announce that we have been awarded national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board! Washtenaw County Public Health is the fourth local public health department in the state to achieve this status.
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.
Have you ridden the Border-to-Border Trail (B2B) through Ypsilanti and Ann Arbor? How about the newest segments in the Dexter Area (Hudson Mills and, soon to be, Dexter-Huron Metroparks)?
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.
Bob Heller began milking cows by hand on his father’s Lima Township farm in the early 1950s. In 1959 his new wife, Else, joined him on the farm. Over time, both farm and family grew.