Washtenaw County, Michigan
Honoring 25 years of service, Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton hosted a retirement gathering to celebrate the career of Sergeant Steve Armstrong on Friday, August 21st, 2015.
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.
The Washtenaw County Continuum of Care reports significant progress towards their recent commitment to end veteran homelessness by the end of 2015 and chronic homelessness by the end of 2016.
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)?