The investigation of the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department continues to unfold. Over the summer, the News Tribune reported that the Pierce County Prosecutor was refusing to work with accused Pierce County Sheriff’s drug unit members who were recently placed on a “potential impeachment” list. Several members of the unit are being investigated for possibly violating…

In May, we shared a blog post about police bias and dishonesty. At the time, the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department Drug Unit was under investigation. As reported by the Tacoma News Tribune, the majority of officers assigned to the Drug Unit of the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department had recently been reassigned so that an outside…

The staff and attorneys at Horwath Law are outraged by the horrendous actions of the Minneapolis Police Department this week. On Monday evening, George Floyd, a 46-year-old African American man, died after being handcuffed and pinned to the ground by a white police officer’s knee. Mr. Floyd pleaded with officers for several minutes, repeating over…

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