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Posted on: April 22, 2022

County prevails in suit; ruling affirms that fleeing suspects responsible for their own actions

Pierce County prevailed this week in a civil suit for damages after a fleeing suspect in 2017 caused a traffic collision that resulted in injuries. The court’s decision placed all liability on the driver who was illegally attempting to elude law...

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Posted on: December 10, 2020

Message to families: No need to spend big bucks to ask for 6164 consideration

Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney Mary Robnett is alerting families of incarcerated individuals to recent solicitations for unnecessary, high-cost services. Families are receiving cold calls and being told that, if they want to request a resentencing hea...

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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: 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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