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Many crimes create victims, but go unsolved. Many crimes prosecuted in Washington County don't have victims. Directing time and resources toward investigating and prosecuting these "victimless crimes" not only diverts resources away from keeping our community safe, it also wastes resources that could be better used to support our most vulnerable neighbors.(Read More)
The current Washington County Attorney's Office sees you and your family as a profit center. If your family is dismembered by the Division of Child and Family Services, deputy county attorney Angela Adams may earn a fee by assisting in the adoption of your children by strangers.
Many families in crisis can be supported through restorative diversion programs rather than burdened further by prosecution, fines, and incarceration. Such approaches are a more efficient use of taxpayer funds, and effective at reducing repeat offenses compared to existing practices.(Read More)
Implementing evidence-based practices can both support the work of local law enforcement agencies, and improve safety and well-being in our communities. A principle of "don't hurt people, don't take their stuff" fosters an environment of dignity and respect, leaving each of us in Washington County more free to pursue and enjoy the blessings of our liberty. (Read More)