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Wayne County Michigan Drunk Driving Defense

List of Cities in Wayne County:

  • Allen Park
  • Belleville
  • Dearborn Heights
  • Dearborn
  • Detroit
  • Ecorse
  • Flat Rock
  • Garden City
  • Gibraltar
  • Grosse Pointe Farms
  • Grosse Pointe Park
  • Grosse Pointe Woods
  • Grosse Pointe
  • Hamtramck
  • Harper Woods
  • Highland Park
  • Inkster
  • Lincoln Park
  • Livonia
  • Melvindale
  • Northville
  • Plymouth
  • River Rouge
  • Riverview
  • Rockwood
  • Romulus
  • Southgate
  • Taylor
  • Trenton
  • Wayne
  • Westland
  • Woodhaven
  • Wyandotte

Government in Wayne County

Wayne County is Michigan's only "charter county", with a home rule charter setting up its structures within limits set in state law and constitution. All other Michigan county governments are structured according to state law, without a locally adopted charter.

The county government operates the jail, maintains rural roads, keeps files of deeds and mortgages, maintains vital records for all areas except Detroit, administers public health regulations, and participates with the state in the provision of welfare and other social services. Most other local government functions – police and fire, building and zoning, tax assessment, street maintenance, etc. – are the responsibility of individual cities and townships.

Wayne County Elected officials

  • County Executive: Robert A. Ficano (Democrat)
  • Prosecuting Attorney: Kym L. Worthy (Democrat)
  • Sheriff: Warren C. Evans (Democrat)
  • County Clerk: Cathy M. Garrett (Democrat)
  • County Treasurer: Raymond J. Wojtowicz (Democrat)
  • Register of Deeds: Bernard J. Youngblood (Democrat)
  • County Board of Commissioners: Jewel C. Ware, Chairwoman (Democrat) 15 members, elected from districts (14 Democrats, 1 Republican)
  • Circuit Court (3rd Circuit encompasses Wayne County): 66 judges (non-partisan)
  • Probate Court: 8 judges (non-partisan)

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