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Safe and Just Communities

People have confidence they are safe and will be treated fairly.

Being safe in your home is at the core of a
community's well-being and vitality.
That's why the largest portion of our annual budget is devoted to programs and people who are committed to keeping you and your loved ones safe and secure.
Priority Initiatives 
  • Analyze and reform criminal justice system
  • Clean up nuisance properties and drug houses
  • Explore comprehensive justice center
  • Analyze jury summons response rates
  • Complete digital evidence transformation project
  • Launch human services response team for non-criminal public safety calls

Community Indicators

Community indicators provide insight into what is happening at the community level. Indicator data helps Pierce County to better assess the overall health and well-being of our community, benchmark ourselves against peer jurisdictions, and inform strategic planning efforts.
Property Crime
Violent Crime
Unincorporated Property Crime
Unincorporated Violent Crime
Domestic Violence
Confidence in Justice System
Community Safety                                                                                  
Number and Outcome of Complaints Filed Against Law Enforcement

Program Measures

Program measures provide insight into county programs and initiatives. This data allows Pierce County to better monitor its operations and improve outcomes for the people we serve.
Nuisance Violations                                                                                
Percent of Pretrial Participants without Disqualifying Charges
Police Response Times
Trueblood Diversion Program