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Some decisions have been swift. Faces at the top level of the prosecutor’s office have changed. Chief of Staff Dawn Farina, one of Lindquist’s closest allies, has left the office. Deputy prosecutors Jared Ausserer, John Sheeran, Tim Lewis and Lori Kooiman departed after receiving word from Robnett that they would not be reappointed. … [Read more...] about Mary Robnett, Pierce County’s first woman prosecutor, sworn in to standing ovation
But about four minutes into the call, the caseworker also told the dispatcher that she smelled gasoline. Investigators later determined that Powell had spread a five-gallon drum of gasoline around the house to accelerate the fire, which police said he set intentionally. The boys, who died from smoke inhalation, also suffered chopping injuries from a hatchet. … [Read more...] about Could Deaths of Two Boys in Supervised-Visitation House Fire Have Been Prevented?
The potential benefits of facial recognition may be endless. Importantly, the software provides law enforcement with ways to manage records of people of interest. Facial recognition software in the criminal justice system utilizes two different biometric techniques to increase the efficiency and accuracy of the verification process. This software identifies individuals when it is not legally or physically possible to obtain fingerprint or DNA evidence. As a demonstration, the Pierce County Sheriff in Washington State has been able to demonstrate 94% accuracy in the first candidate spot when using mug shot photographs for facial identification during booking. Although the quality of the facial images varies, such as those frequently obtained from surveillance footage, it is still possible to compare photograph stored in the database and make a possible identification. … [Read more...] about Face the Facts: Facial Recognition Software Should be Strictly Monitored
Steven Powell is the father of Josh Powell, who is believed to have killed his wife, Susan Powell, in Utah before moving to Washington state, where he killed himself and his two young sons in an explosive fire at their Pierce County home in 2012. … [Read more...] about The Latest: Police: Death doesn’t change disappearance case