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Bob Ferguson

Oct 15 2014
SPOKANE — A Spokane County jury has decided that repeat sex offender James Jones is a dangerous predator and must be confined to the State’s Special Commitment Center on McNeil Island. In the interest of public safety, prosecutors from Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s Sexually Violent Predator (SVP) Unit have been fighting since February 2013 to prevent Jones’ release into the community.  
Oct 13 2014
WALLA WALLA — Prosecutors from Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s Sexually Violent Predator Unit (SVP) are in Walla Walla County, fighting to prevent the release of a convicted sex offender.  
Oct 6 2014
SPOKANE — At a trial beginning today, prosecutors from Attorney General Bob Ferguson's Sexually Violent Predator Unit (SVP) will allege that a Spokane man is a sexually violent predator who poses a danger to the community and should remain in custody.  
Sep 17 2014
A federal judge in Tacoma has agreed with the Attorney General's Office that convicted South Hill rapist Kevin Coe is not entitled to a new trial. Coe will remain confined at the state’s Special Commitment Center on McNeil Island.  
Aug 29 2014
SPOKANE — A Spokane County jury has decided repeat sex offender Scott Halvorson must be confined in the state’s Special Commitment Center on McNeil Island.  In the interest of public safety, prosecutors from Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s Sexually Violent Predator (SVP) Unit have been fighting since 2012 to prevent Halvorson’s release into the community.
Aug 18 2014
SPOKANE — A Prosecutor from the Attorney General’s Sexually Violent Predator (SVP) Unit in Spokane is fighting to prevent a dangerous sex offender from being released into the community.
Jul 31 2014
SEATTLE — A Snohomish County jury has decided that repeat sex offender Calvin Malone is a dangerous predator and must be confined in the State’s Special Commitment Center on McNeil Island.  In the interest of public safety, prosecutors from Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s Sexually Violent Predator (SVP) Unit have been fighting since 2012 to prevent Malone’s release into the community.
Jul 24 2014
OLYMPIA — In a case being prosecuted by the Attorney General’s Sexually Violent Predator (SVP) Unit, a repeat sex offender has acknowledged that he is a danger to the community and will be civilly committed to the State’s Special Commitment Center on McNeil Island.
Jul 24 2014
OLYMPIA — The Washington Attorney General’s Office filed a petition yesterday in Kitsap County Superior Court seeking to prevent a repeat sex offender from being released into the community.
Jul 14 2014
OLYMPIA— Prosecutors from the Attorney General’s Sexually Violent Predator Unit (SVP) begin trial this week in Lewis County Superior Court to determine whether a repeat sex offender should remain confined to the State’s Special Commitment Center on McNeil Island.

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