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Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Jun 22 2017
VANCOUVER — A Clark County jury decided yesterday to civilly commit repeat sex offender Michael Canty. Prosecutors from Attorney General’s Sexually Violent Predator (SVP) Unit have been fighting since 2016 to prevent Michael Canty’s release into the community.
Jun 14 2017
VANCOUVER — The Attorney General’s Office has filed a petition in Clark County Superior Court seeking to civilly commit a Vancouver-area sex offender and prevent his release into the community. The trial begins today and is expected to continue for three weeks.
May 5 2017
The Attorney General’s Sexually Violent Predator Unit today obtained a convicted sex offender’s agreement to be civilly committed as a sexually violent predator.
Mar 6 2017
The Attorney General’s Office has filed a petition in Thurston County Superior Court seeking to civilly commit an Olympia-area sex offender and prevent his release into the community. 
Feb 9 2017
The Attorney General’s Office has filed a petition in Clark County Superior Court seeking to civilly commit a Vancouver-area sex offender and prevent his release into the community. 
Jan 31 2017
The Attorney General’s Office filed a petition today in Kitsap County Superior Court seeking to civilly commit a Port Orchard-area sex offender and prevent his release into the community. 
Jan 10 2017
Prosecutors from the Attorney General’s Sexually Violent Predator Unit are in Spokane County this week, fighting to prevent a dangerous sex offender from being unconditionally released into the community.
Dec 20 2016
VANCOUVER — A Clark County jury late yesterday denied release to a sexually violent predator after a prosecutor from the Attorney General’s Sexually Violent Predator Unit (SVP) proved that he remains mentally ill and sexually dangerous.
Dec 15 2016
The Attorney General’s Office has filed a petition in Clark County Superior Court seeking to civilly commit a Vancouver-area sex offender to prevent his release into the community.
Oct 26 2016
The Attorney General’s Office has filed a petition in Pierce County Superior Court seeking to civilly commit a Pierce County sex offender to prevent his release into the community.

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