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News Release
Washington County District Attorney's Office Requests Oregon Attorney General's Office Review Deadly Use-of-Force Incident - 05/03/21

HILLSBORO, Ore.- On May 3, 2021, Washington County District Attorney Kevin Barton formally requested that the Oregon Attorney General’s Office review an investigation conducted by the Washington County Major Crimes Team into the use of deadly physical force by the Tigard Police Department on January 6, 2021. A letter detailing this request is attached.

The Washington County Major Crimes Team concluded its investigation into the officer-involved shooting and submitted its findings to this office on April 27, 2021. The Attorney General’s Office will review these findings and make a determination regarding criminal responsibility for the incident.

An Assistant Attorney General will be named as a Special Deputy District Attorney for Washington County to function within Washington County’s SB 111 Plan.

The Washington County District Attorney’s Office is unable to comment further on this case as this matter is still pending. 

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