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Posted on: April 26, 2021

Sheriff Clayton Advocates for Increased Mental Health/Substance Abuse Funding Nationally to Support

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The hearing “Behavioral Health and Policing: Interactions and Solutions” took place on Thursday, April 19, 2021. Sheriff Clayton’s letter was read into the record by Senator Cory Booker.  Sheriff Clayton asked for mo...

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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.

Click on link below for entire statement.

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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 Ta...

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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: March 25, 2021

WCSO Update: Barricaded Gunman in Superior Twp. (4:22PM)

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Moments ago Washtenaw County Metro SWAT with the assistance of the Crisis Negotiation Team was able to take our subject into custody. After nearly 36 hours of negotiations, the 32-year-old subject put down his weapons and peacefully walked out his front d...

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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 whi...

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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: November 16, 2020

Sheriff Clayton Appointed by Gov. Whitmer to the Black Leadership Advisory Council

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Last week Governor Gretchen Whitmer made appointments to the Black Leadership Advisory Council, which brings together a diverse group of Black Michiganders to serve in an advisory capacity to the governor and develop, review, and recommend policies and ac...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Sheriff Clayton Speaks about Michigan Jails in Detroit Free Press

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Unfortunately, it has taken a crisis of this magnitude to provide a glimpse of what a more just criminal justice system can look like.

I’m talking, of course, about the COVID-19 pandemic and the efforts by judges, prosecutors and county sheriffs ...

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

Sheriff Clayton has been elected as a founding member of the Council on Criminal Justice

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Independent and nonpartisan, the Council on Criminal Justice (CCJ) advances understanding of the criminal justice policy choices facing the nation and builds consensus for solutions that enhance safety and justice for all. Through research, policy develop...

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