Ethics Commission

Any person with knowledge of a Pierce County Ethics Code violation by a county employee, or any person dealing with Pierce County government, may file a complaint with the Pierce County Ethics Commission. It is the Commission's duty to examine questionable behavior, as defined by the Pierce County Ethics Code, and to resolve complaints. Pierce County's Ethics Commission exists as a non-biased resource for the community and can provide information and solutions.


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NEW LOCATION
The Pierce County Ethics Commission will meet at 4:30 PM on June 8, 2022 at the Wheelock branch of the Tacoma Public Library: 3722 N. 26th St. Tacoma, WA 98407.
Members and the public are also welcome to participate remotely via Zoom.
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Findings and Conclusions
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Additional Information
To file an Ethics Code violation, fill out the complaint form. Mail to: Hearing Officer, Pierce County Ethics Commission, 2522 N Proctor Avenue Number 184, Tacoma, WA 98406.

The Hearing Officer is required to maintain confidentiality regarding the complaint, the investigation, and findings. The Hearing Officer will decide if there is probable cause that a violation of the code has actually occurred.

For more information: Pierce County Code of Ethics Chapter 3.12
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In writing:
Hearing Examiner
2522 N Proctor Avenue Number 184
Tacoma, WA 98406

Recorded message:
Phone: (253) 798-6270
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