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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.

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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: 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: 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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