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Posted on: October 24, 2019

Washtenaw County Community Mental Health staff joins the Washtenaw Metro Crisis Negotiation Team

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As of November 1, 2019 five members of Community Mental Health will join the Crisis Negotiation Team (CNT) and respond to requests when CNT is activated.  New members of the team are Jessica Halliday, Sarah Stewart, Nicole Muraca, Christ...

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Posted on: October 21, 2019

Sheriff Clayton signed on to a amicus brief in support of DACA

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"When immigrant communities cannot trust law enforcement – such as when they believe that contacting police or cooperating with prosecutors could lead to deportation for themselves or others – the system breaks down and the entire community suffers.&...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

WCSO Mounted Unit brings home the hardware!

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Congratulations to Corporal Cindy Flint and Sgt. Eugene Rush from the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office Mounted Unit, Danielle Nicholson and Andre Renier from the Lenawee County Sheriff’s Office Mounted Division with Special T...

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Posted on: July 24, 2019

Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton Chosen to be a Member of the All Sheriff’s Authority

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The meeting was hosted by a collaboration of the U. S. Department of Justice, the National Institute of Corrections, the Bureau of Justice Assistance, and the National Sheriffs Association. It included representatives from the Substance Abuse and Mental H...

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View a live stream of the meeting HERE! Sheriff - News & Announcements
Posted on: July 18, 2019

Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton is asked to join the National Association of Counties

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This past weekend in Clark County, Nevada at the NACo National Annual Convention, Sheriff Clayton co-hosted the “closed-door” meeting of the Task Force and also co-hosted the Town Hall session that was open to all attendees of the convention.

The major foc...

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See NACo Conference Recording HERE! Sheriff - News & Announcements
Posted on: December 18, 2018

Beyond the Badge 2-2: 911 The True First Responders

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Why Beyond The Badge? It's our way of showing, in our own words what we are really about.

Beyond the Badge 2-2: 911 The True First Responders

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

WCSO Metro Dispatch Honored for National Public Safety Telecommunicator Week

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This year marks the 50th anniversary of the first 9-1-1 call made in the United States.  The public safety telecommunicators of Washtenaw Metro Dispatch are responsible for receiving all of the emergency calls and dispatching law enforcement pers...

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Sheriff - News & Announcements
Posted on: April 2, 2018

WCSO & Prevent Child Abuse America: “Help Great Childhoods Happen this April!”

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Research suggests that
many people are already playing a role in preventing child abuse and creatinggreat childhoods in their communities, they just don’t realize it. A study
commissioned by Prevent Child Abuse America shows that only 27% of Americans...

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

WCSO Retiree Breakfast

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Some worked as deputies for a dollar an hour and others made considerably more. Now retired they have moved in their lives but no matter the difference they all have a common bond.   At one time in their lives they were Deputies for the Washtenaw...

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Sheriff - News & Announcements
Posted on: February 28, 2018

Corrections Academy Graduates

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Ofc. Ruth Rusu, Ofc. Laura Tew, Ofc. Brooke Lucidi, Ofc. Bryan Brunson, Ofc. Christopher Holman, and Ofc. Gregory Gillette graduated from the Washtenaw Community College Corrections Officers Academy on March 1, 2018.  The Corrections Officer Acad...

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Posted on: April 2, 2018

Police Service Dog Team Assists Clinton PD

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 The citation was received for tracking and locating an Operating a Motor Vehicle While Intoxicated (OWI) suspect who had fled from the Clinton Police Department, recklessly crashed his vehicle in an intersection in rural southwest Washtenaw Coun...

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Posted on: February 28, 2018

WCSO Information about Ice Safety

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Before venturing out onto the ice, tell someone on land where you are going and when you expect to be back.  Relaying your plan can help save your life if something happens to you while out on the ice.  Carry a cell phone with you in a w...

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