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  • HILLSBORO, Ore. - The Washington County District Attorney’s Office, in partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington County Circuit Court, Washington County Community Corrections, and Washington County Veterans Services, is proud to announce the Washington County Veterans... Read more
  • HILLSBORO, Ore. – The Washington County District Attorney’s Office is proud to join with our partners in announcing the official opening of the Washington County Digital Forensic Laboratory (WCDFL). The WCDFL is a partnership of multiple agencies, including the Washington County DA’s Office... Read more
  • On Thursday, April 12, 2018, Washington County Circuit Court Judge Andy Erwin sentenced 50 year-old Andrew Mascarenas of Cheyenne, Wyoming, to the maximum 60 months in prison for his tenth conviction for Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants. Mascarenas, who served 21-24 months in... Read more
  • On Friday, April 5, 2018, the Washington County Child Abuse Multidisciplinary Team held a public event on the courthouse steps to commemorate the 35th annual National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Led by MDT chair and Chief Deputy DA Kevin Barton, the speakers highlighted the importance of...  After remarks from Chief DDA Barton, CARES NW Executive Director Kevin Dowling, and WCSO Chief Deputy Shawn Fischer the ceremony culminated in attendees planting the ceremonial Pinwheels for Prevention garden in front of the historic courthouse. The blue pinwheels represent the healthy and... Read more
  • On April, 3, 2018, the Washington County Board of Commissioners joined with communities around the nation in formally recognizing the second week of April as Washington County Crime Victim’s Rights Week. The commissioners invited District Attorney Hermann to address their work session with...  DA Hermann on Victim’s Services: Chief DDA Barton on New and Upcoming Events: Read more
  • On April 5, 2018, two members of the Washington County DA’s Office Child Abuse Team (CAT) spoke to Nike employees during a lunchtime presentation designed to help parents ensure their children’s media use is safe and healthy. Read more
  • HILLSBORO, Ore. – The Washington County DA's Office joins with the Washington County Child Abuse Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) and Safety Compass in proudly announcing a new partnership to help victims and survivors of child sex trafficking. Read more
  • In April, 2018, the Oregon Family Sentencing Alternative Pilot Program (FSAPP) will be featured at the first ever National Children of Incarcerated Parents Conference, sponsored by the Arizona State University Center for Child Well-Being. As a top performer within the project, Washington... Read more
  • The Washington County Child Abuse Multidisciplinary Team (MDT), chaired by Chief Deputy District Attorney Kevin Barton, hosted its annual Spring Training Day on Monday March 19th, 2018. This year's spring training focused on drug endangered child investigations and juvenile justice issues. ... Read more
  •   On March 12, 2018, Brian Ward became the 200th successful graduate of Washington County’s award winning Drug Court program. Ward, who entered Drug Court almost three years ago, will leave the criminal justice system clean and sober and ready to make a new start. Read more

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