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01.01.20
The State’s Duty to Prevent Child-on-Child Sexual Abuse in Foster Care

Foster care, by its very nature, often involves caring for children who have suffered child abuse or neglect. A significant number of the children in foster care have been sexually abused.

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Daughters of slain Tacoma police officer file wrongful death lawsuit against city
08.19.19
Daughters of slain Tacoma police officer file wrongful death lawsuit against city

The daughters of slain Tacoma police officer Jake Gutierrez are taking his own department to task claiming his death could have and should have been prevented.

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Family of slain Tacoma officer filing wrongful death lawsuit against the city
08.19.19
Family of slain Tacoma officer filing wrongful death lawsuit against the city

The lawsuit alleges that on Nov. 15, 2016, two weeks before Officer Gutierrez was killed by 38-year-old Bruce Johnson, police stopped Johnson but did not arrest him.

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Slain police officer’s family sues Tacoma, saying Gutierrez’s death ‘highly preventable’
08.19.19
Slain police officer’s family sues Tacoma, saying Gutierrez’s death ‘highly preventable’

The family of a Tacoma police officer killed in the line of duty filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city Monday.

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Daughters of slain Tacoma officer file lawsuit against the city for negligence
08.19.19
Daughters of slain Tacoma officer file lawsuit against the city for negligence

The family of a fallen police officer filed a lawsuit against the City of Tacoma, Monday.

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Daughters of slain Tacoma police officer file wrongful death lawsuit against city
05.22.19
Daughters of slain officer blame Tacoma Police Department for his death

The heartache felt by Antonia, Gabriella and Victoria Gutierrez has turned to anger. Their father, Tacoma Police Officer Reginald "Jake" Gutierrez, was shot dead in late 2016 during a violent domestic dispute Gutierrez and his partner responded to while on patrol.

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blogdrconte
08.14.18
An Expert’s View on Interpersonal Violence

Dr. Jon Conte is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Washington’s School of Social Work. He has testified as an expert on mental health issues related to child abuse and trauma in state and federal courts across the country.

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State agency pays $3.1M after placing girl with rapist
03.03.18
State agency pays $3.1M after placing girl with rapist

The state of Washington is paying one family $3.1 million after their foster child was taken from them and placed with a convicted child rapist.

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blogcaregiverabuse
02.14.18
Writ of attachment in adult caregiver abuse case

The video is in black and white and slightly grainy. What’s clear, however, is the figure of a person, lying motionless in bed in the corner of a small bedroom.

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