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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: October 30, 2020

Washtenaw County Community Leaders issue Joint Statement around Election Day Safety

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Washtenaw County Community Leaders Joint Statement on Election Integrity, Polling Location Safety, and Community Safety Post-Election. 

See full press release here!

Additionally, you can join the Sheriff's Office LIVE on Sunday at...

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

Sheriff Clayton selected as member for National Police Foundations Council on Policing Reforms

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The oldest nationally-known, non-profit, non-partisan, and non-membership-driven organization, NPF is dedicated to improving America’s most noble profession – policing. 

Recently, NPF announced the formation of the Council on P...

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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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