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Bob Ferguson

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.
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.

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