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Posted on: June 10, 2020

Update on investigation and review of Ellis case

Update on investigation and review of Ellis case

“Late yesterday afternoon, the Sheriff told me he had just learned a Sheriff’s Dept. deputy was on scene at some point during the detention of Manuel Ellis,” said Pierce County ...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Prosecutor Robnett responds to Governor Inslee’s approach on Ellis investigation

Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney Mary Robnett responded to Governor Inslee’s press release tonight regarding the Manuel Ellis investigation with the following:

Twice this week Gov. Inslee spoke on television about the possibility of another inv...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Statement regarding the death of Manuel Ellis

The role of the Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office in reviewing officer-involved fatal incidents is to examine the evidence and facts, then make a determination about the lawfulness of the officers’ actions. This case will be ...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Statement from P.A. Mary Robnett re: the death of George Floyd

This morning Prosecuting Attorney Mary Robnett sent the following as an email to employees. A few requested that it be shared more widely, so we are posting it here.

Note to the OfficeI have not yet said anything to the office about the killing of George F...

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Posted on: February 25, 2020

Babies welcome: Pierce County Prosecutor lets employees bring infants to work

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If you see more people sporting Baby Bjorns as they head into work at the Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, there’s a reason. The office is launching a new “Infants in the Workplace” pilot program, where ...

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Posted on: March 14, 2019

The Justice League laces up again for civil legal aid

Erica Eggertsen (Hawk Girl), Cort O'Connor (Superman), Sarah Richardson (the Green Lantern), Shannon Sullins (Supergirl) and Joy Brinkman (Wonder Woman) at the 2017 Tacoma Marathon running as the Justice League to raise funds for TacomaProBono. The smiles...

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Conmed Inc. sues Pierce County, but County wins $1.56 million judgment

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After Conmed Inc. initiated a lawsuit against Pierce County, a jury Thursday found in favor of the County and awarded it a financial judgment. The Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office not only prevailed in its counterclaim against Conmed,...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Prosecutor's Office raises colorectal cancer awareness with "Dress in Blue" Day

The Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney's Office participated in #DressInBlueDay on Friday, March 1 to raise awareness of colorectal cancer.

DPA Maureen Goodman’s son Mitch Johnson was strong and healthy, a man with a fun spirit and many friends. ...

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Posted on: February 25, 2019

Prosecutor's Office, others will "Dress in Blue" Friday for colorectal cancer awareness

This Friday the Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney's Office is participating in #DressInBlueDay to raise awareness about colorectal cancers. All county employees are invited to wear blue on March 1 to show their support and bring new attention to...

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Posted on: October 29, 2015

Pierce County hires Tiffany Speir as new Government Relations Director

County Executive Pat McCarthy has announced the hiring of Tiffany Speir as Director of Government Relations for Pierce County. Speir, formerly with the South Sound Military and Communities Partnership (SSMCP), has worked in Pierce County for the last seve...Read on...

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