Third Shooting is a Pattern

Kevin Peterson Jr was shot and killed by Clark County deputies

In 18 months Clark County Sheriff’s deputies shot and killed three people unnecessarily, including an off-duty police officer. One unnecessary killing is a tragedy. Three unnecessary killings is a pattern that needs fixing. I’ve filed two wrongful death lawsuits against Clark County in two different officer-involved shootings. There are some disturbing similarities in the cases. … Continue reading Third Shooting is a Pattern

Career Criminals Off Our Streets

Mark Lindquist keeps us safe

High Priority Offender Program Reduces Crime By Prosecutor Mark Lindquist, first published in The Tacoma Weekly He began his criminal career with a burglary in 2000. Before he turned 40, he racked up 16 felony convictions. Though he was versatile – stealing cars, committing identify theft and dabbling in drugs – burglary remained his crime … Continue reading Career Criminals Off Our Streets

Have a Pleasant New Year

Mark Lindquist, Pierce County Prosecutor

    Have a Pleasant New Year By our Prosecutor Mark Lindquist, first published in The Tacoma Weekly “Years ago, my mother used to say to me, ‘In this world, you must be oh so smart, or oh so pleasant.’ Well, for years I was smart. I recommend pleasant. You may quote me.” I’m quoting … Continue reading Have a Pleasant New Year