Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Apr 12 2011

KUOW is in the middle of a week-long series on gang violence (links include audio).

May 11 2011

  From left to right: Kennewick Police Chief  Ken Hohenberg, Attorney General McKenna, DEA Agent in Charge Ray Lopez (admiring the haul) and Kennewick Police Captain Trevor White. Congratulations to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for a job well done! The second national drug take-back

May 20 2011

PhotoDNAAttorney General McKenna this week congratulated Facebook for deploying a powerful new program, developed by Microsoft, to combat terrible crimes against kids. The New York Times describes the cutting-edge technology

May 31 2011

RobAWBEditors ask, "Why should businesses in Washington be concerned about gangs? And, what can employers do to curb the disturbing trend of young children being recruited into gangs?"

Jun 20 2011

In the ongoing fight against sexual crimes against children, a Seattle man was sentenced to 17 years, 6 months in prison after admitting to possessing child pornography and molesting a child.