A Pierce County native, Executive Dammeier attended Curtis High School before going on to graduate with distinction from the U.S. Naval Academy. He served eight years as a Civil Engineer Corps Officer. While on active duty, he was deployed on humanitarian relief missions in the United States and across the world. At the conclusion of his military service, he returned to Washington state, went to work in his family printing business, and became a dedicated community volunteer. Bruce and Lauren, his wife of more than 35 years, live in Puyallup. They have three grown sons and three grandchildren.
Executive, Prosecuting Attorney and Sheriff propose new Civilian Review Board
February 10, 2022
The Executive, Prosecuting Attorney and Sheriff are proposing a Civilian Review Board that will assure timely, thorough, and objective reviews of complaints alleging inappropriate uses of force or allegations of serious misconduct by employees of the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department..
Supplemental budget proposal to promote safe and just communities in Pierce County
February 9, 2022
Property and violent crime are increasing in nearly every neighborhood of our County. At the same time, men and women serving in law enforcement are turning in their badges. To promote safe and just communities in Pierce County, Executive Dammeier has proposed that Councilmembers sign on to a letter advocating for state legislation that restores the ability for police to pursue suspects and use reasonable force, and approve a $10,000 retention incentive for Pierce County Sheriff’s commissioned law enforcement deputies.