Domestic Violence Protection Orders and Orders to Surrender Firearms

Client:┬áKing County Prosecutor’s Office

Facilitating a countywide work group to identify ways to improve implementation of the state’s firearm surrender laws in all 39 jurisdictions of King County. The work group includes representatives of the King County Sheriff’s Office, Seattle Police Department, other area law enforcement agencies, court clerks, judges, advocates, the Prosecutor’s Office, and jail administration. Tasks include conducting key-person interviews, collecting and reviewing policies and procedures of local jurisdictions, conducting research on national best practices, and helping the work group develop model policies, recommendations, and a final report. (2016 – present)

Results: Ongoing.