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Alyshia M. Dyer, LLMSW/MPP
Democrat Candidate for Washtenaw County Sheriff

(she, her, hers)


As a lifelong Democrat and law enforcement professional with a decade of experience in two different divisions of the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office, Alyshia has a deep understanding of the need for change in our local legal system. With two degrees in Public Policy and Social Work from the University of Michigan, she is committed to a community-driven, people-powered campaign to increase safety and reduce harm caused by the legal system. Join the movement for change by supporting Alyshia Dyer, candidate for Sheriff of Washtenaw County!


Former Sheriff’s Deputy and Social Worker Launches 2024 Campaign for Washtenaw County Sheriff

"...Duckworth solidified her support for Dyer, saying, 'We need people who aren’t just community-minded, but community driven.'"

Former Deputy to Kick Off 2024 Campaign for Washtenaw County Sheriff

"On the heels of Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton announcing he will not run for re-election, a former police officer has thrown her hat in the ring...."

I was a Washtenaw Sheriff. Michigan Must Ban...  

"Alyshia Dyer has been fighting for changes in our juvenile justice system, and is in support of ending life sentences for children."

Former Deputy Sheriff Launches Campaign for Washtenaw County Sheriff

"In her campaign, Dyer will be emphasizing community policing and transparency as well as re-evaluating jail contracts and mental health services for officers."

Federal Immigrant Trust Law Enforcement Action Partnership Letter Sign-On

"We are writing to you as police, sheriffs, prosecutors, and other criminal justice professionals. In the interest of public safety, law enforcement needs the trust of the communities..."

We Are Officially on The Ballot for 2024!

"I was a law enforcement officer for seven years doing road patrol...I'm from Ypsilanti, I grew up in Ypsilanti, and I worked there. I really believe in coming together..."

Downtown Ann Arbor District Library Installs Free Narcan Vending Machine

"Public Policy graduate student Alyshia Dyer is a former law enforcement officer for the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office and a member of SSDP..."

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