Our Community is Safer

Crime is down with Mark Lindquist as Prosecutor

Crime is down. Our neighborhoods are safer. Children are safer. Our community is safer because Mark Lindquist is our Prosecutor. Using FBI numbers on serious offenses, last year crime was up by 7% in Seattle, up by 5% in Washington, but down by 4% in Pierce County. In the nine years Lindquist has served as … Continue reading Our Community is Safer

Safety and Civility

Our Community is Safer Because Mark Lindquist is Our Prosecutor

After the Tacoma City Club candidate forum, people praised Mark’s presentation. Some asked for a copy of his closing statement, which focused on the need for civility and integrity in our public dialogue. Mark doesn’t use notes when he speaks, so the text below is not 100% accurate, but it’s close and approved by Mark. Closing … Continue reading Safety and Civility

Caring and Keeping Us Safe

Our Community is Safer Because Mark Lindquist is Our Prosecutor

Our Prosecutor Mark Lindquist cares and he’s committed to keeping us safe. In the nine years Lindquist has served as our Prosecutor, felony crimes in Pierce county have gone down 18%. Misdemeanor crimes are down 29%. Using FBI numbers on serious offenses, last year crime was up by 7% in Seattle, up by 5% in … Continue reading Caring and Keeping Us Safe

Protecting Victims

Mark Lindquist Protecting Victims

by Tacoma Weekly Staff In 2017, the Pierce County Prosecutor’s Office consolidated its felony and misdemeanor domestic violence prosecutors and victim advocates in one central location. This consolidated unit is the first of its kind in Washington and is housed inside the Crystal Judson Family Justice Center (CJFJC), which partners with law enforcement and other … Continue reading Protecting Victims

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