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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: January 14, 2021

Washtenaw County Community Leaders Joint Statement on Community Safety

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During that time, we communicated our commitment to supporting the democratic process and the orderly, just, and peaceful administration of civil society. 
Throughout the entire electoral process, we have been and will remain in close contact with...
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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

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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