Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist II endorses Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton.
Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist II – “This Tuesday stand tall and vote to re-elect Sheriff Clayton”

“Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton has demonstrated that he is a visionary and transformational leader. We have benefited from his mission of developing a culture within the Sheriff’s Office that is, transparent, collaborative, compassionate, and in partnership with our community.”

David rutledge, former state representative

Commitments Made and Commitments Kept

Community Engagement

  • Established positive and trusting relationships with County residents
  • Created culture of integrity, accountability, values and service excellence

Fiscal Responsibility

  • Operated within budget every year, saving Washtenaw County millions
  • Efficient, cost effective financial stewardship without sacrificing service

Leadership through Vision and Collaboration

  • Worked collaboratively with Police Service contracting partners on costs & price solution resulting in long term agreements benefiting all parties
  • Led the creation of Washtenaw Metro Dispatch now providing dispatching services to 80% of Washtenaw County residents

Building Strong and Sustainable Communities

  • Envisioned and led passage of the Public Safety/Mental Health Millage; stabilizing policing costs and helping to address the mental health crisis 
  • Leading diversion, restorative justice and re-entry initiatives, through our criminal justice, human service and community partnerships