A Yakima County corrections officer stands guard last month as offenders from Pierce and South King counties return from the Yakima County Jail, where they were housed, to the Fife City Jail. The eight inmates, all charged with misdemeanors, made the pre-dawn trip across the mountains for their day in court. Tacoma defendants have their cases adjudicated via a video link from the Fife jail.
A Yakima County corrections officer stands guard last month as offenders from Pierce and South King counties return from the Yakima County Jail, where they were housed, to the Fife City Jail. The eight inmates, all charged with misdemeanors, made the pre-dawn trip across the mountains for their day in court. Tacoma defendants have their cases adjudicated via a video link from the Fife jail. Tacoma News Tribune
A Yakima County corrections officer stands guard last month as offenders from Pierce and South King counties return from the Yakima County Jail, where they were housed, to the Fife City Jail. The eight inmates, all charged with misdemeanors, made the pre-dawn trip across the mountains for their day in court. Tacoma defendants have their cases adjudicated via a video link from the Fife jail. Tacoma News Tribune

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