Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Jun 20 2014
OLYMPIA, WA — A Cowlitz County jury has decided that repeat sex offender Ivan Walkowski is a dangerous predator and must remain confined to the State’s Special Commitment Center on McNeil Island.  In the interest of public safety, prosecutors from the Attorney General’s Sexually Violent Predator (SVP) Unit have been fighting since late 2012 to prevent Walkowski from being released into the community.
Jun 2 2014
OLYMPIA—The Washington Attorney General’s Office started trial this week in Cowlitz County Superior Court seeking to civilly commit a Cowlitz county sex offender and prevent his release into the community.
Jun 2 2014
Attorneys from the Sexually Violent Predator (SVP) Unit of the Attorney General’s Office were successful in persuading a Tri-Cities jury to prevent the release of a Franklin County sex predator who has been confined to the state’s Special Commitment Center for the past 13 years.
Jun 2 2014
The Washington Attorney General’s Office started trial today in Spokane County Superior Court seeking to civilly commit a Spokane area sex offender and prevent his release into the community.
May 29 2014
Kitsap County Superior Court Judge Jay Roof today ruled in favor of the Attorney General’s Office as it sought to keep a Kitsap County sex predator confined at Washington’s Special Commitment Center for sexually violent predators.
May 15 2014
Attorneys from the Sexually Violent Predator (SVP) Unit of the Attorney General’s Office are in the Tri-Cities fighting to prevent the release of a Franklin County sex predator who has been confined to the state’s Special Commitment Center for the past 13 years.
Apr 24 2014
The Attorney General’s Office has charged a Franklin County corrections officer with two counts of custodial sexual misconduct in the first degree. The state alleges Justin Thomas Husom had sexual contact with two separate female inmates at the Franklin County jail while serving as a correction officer at the facility.
Apr 14 2014
Clark County Superior Court Judge Robert Lewis has ruled that a Clark County sex offender is a sexually violent predator and should not be released into the community.
Apr 8 2014
Trial started Monday in Pierce County Superior Court in a case where the Washington Attorney General’s Office is seeking to civilly commit a Pierce County sex offender to prevent his release into the community.
Apr 8 2014
In a trial starting this week in Clark County Superior Court, the Washington Attorney General’s Office is seeking to civilly commit a Clark County sex offender and prevent his release into the community.

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