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Posted on: April 22, 2021

WC Government & LE Leaders Response to George Floyd Murder Conviction of Derek Chauvin

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We believe that people of good will have been praying that justice would be done and hoping that this tragedy will be a turning point for this country and Washtenaw County.

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Sheriff Clayton Appointed by Gov. Whitmer to the Michigan Jail Reform Advisory Council

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"I am honored to have been selected to participate as a member of the Michigan Jail Reform Advisory Council , established by Governor Whitmer”, Clayton said. “The recommendations forwarded by the Jail and Pretrial Incarceration Task Force laid the gr...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

National Crime Victims' Rights Week

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This year’s theme—Support Victims. Build Trust. Engage Communities. — emphasizes the importance of leveraging community support to help victims of crime. Criminal justice and victim service professionals, businesses, healthcare providers, educators, polic...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Issues of the Environment-Ripples From The First Earth Day, 51 Years Ago In Ann Arbor

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Issues of the EnvironmentWeekly radio show hosted by David Fair that airs each Wednesday at 6:50am and 8:50am. This show has been named Best Mini-Documentary or Series by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters!

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Posted on: April 20, 2021

Prosecutor’s Office Announces New Protocols to Assist Survivors of Human Trafficking

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Ann Arbor, MI – April 12, 2021 – The Washtenaw County Prosecutor’s Office, in partnership with the Human Trafficking Clinic at the University of Michigan Law School, today announced a new set of protocols to assist survivors of human trafficking....

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Notice of Remote Board of Commissioners Meetings

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NOTICE OF REMOTE MEETING

WASHTENAW COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

PUBLIC NOTICE OF A REMOTE MEETING OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS  

THE FOLLOWING REGULAR MEETINGS OF THE WASHTENAW COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS WILL BE HAPPENING ONLY REMOTELY...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

WCSO Detective Parviz receives esteemed award!

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Detective Parviz received an award from the National Computer Forensics Institute for his work.  He ranked #25 (out of roughly 1000) analysts across the US in 2019 based on outputs.  The award presentation was delayed due to Covid.

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Washtenaw County Health Department Pauses Use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

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(Español / Spanish: El Departamento de Salud detiene el uso de la vacuna de Johnson & Johnson)

Washtenaw County Health Department is pausing all use of the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 vaccine. The FDA and CDC have recommended th...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Washtenaw County Health Department Urges COVID-19 Precautions as Cases Increase

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(Español: El Departamento de Salud insta a tomar precauciones contra el COVID-19)

COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and test positivity are high and increasing in Washtenaw County and across Michigan. Washtenaw County Health Department reminds ev...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Commissioners Approve $15/Hour Minimum Wage for All Regular, Full-Time Washtenaw County Staff

Board Approves $15/Hour Minimum Wage for All Regular, Fulltime Washtenaw County Government Employees

Last night, the Board of Commissioners approved a resolution establishing a $15/hour minimum wage for all regular, full-time Washtenaw County government employees. The resolution passed the Board unanimously. 

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Posted on: March 30, 2021

Board Recognizes Transgender Day of Visibility

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On Wednesday, March 31st at 9:00 AM, Washtenaw County officials will raise the Transgender Pride Flag at 200 N. Main St in downtown Ann Arbor. This flag raising will be a part of the county’s recognition of Transgender...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Washtenaw County Stands in Solidarity with Our Asian, Pacific Islander Residents

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On March 16th we all witnessed the horrific murder of six women of Asian descent and two white Americans in Fulton County, Georgia. Our hearts go out to all eight victims and their families. These heinous acts of violence are evidence of the rising trend ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

WCSO Reentry Center Resumes Full Services March 1, 2021

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Please call the DART line daily for drug testing instructions (734)973-4605. You will be required to report to Community Corrections for drug testing on the assigned day your number, letter, or color is called. Community Corrections hours of operation are...

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Sheriff Clayton Announces Debt Forgiveness for Jail Accounts

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The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office with support of the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners, is formally announcing Sheriff Clayton’s decision to forgive any and all outstanding jail debt for individuals who accrued that debt while incarcerated with...

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Sheriff Clayton Warns of Scam Targeting Seniors

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On Wednesday, January 13, 2021 around 5:45pm Deputies responded to a suspicious incident that turned out to be a home invasion in the 5800 block of Gotfredson in Salem Township.  

The homeowners received a knock at their door and were engaged by a...

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Posted on: July 15, 2020

Michigan Launches Program to Support Small Business Impacted by COVID-19

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The State of Michigan has allocated $100 million of CARES Act funding to support small businesses in our state in response to the economic impact of COVID-19. This funding is now available through the Michigan Small Business Restart Program to businesses ...
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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Washtenaw County Partners to Support Local Businesses During the COVID-19 Crisis

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“Just as Washtenaw County has been working hard to ensure residents have the latest public health information and access to essential services, we are committed to helping the small business community,” said Gregory Dill, Washtenaw Cou...

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