Officer Rank: Deputy Sheriff

Department: Pierce County, Washington, S.O.

End of Watch: 03/16/2022

Cause: Gunfire

Age: 35

Length of Service: 7 years

On March 15, 2022, Deputy Sheriff Calata and other SWAT Team members executed a high-risk warrant for a known felon. The suspect opened fire on the deputies and Deputy Calata succumbed to his gunshot wound the following day. Another member of the SWAT Team was struck by gunfire and is expected to recover. The suspect was killed during the incident.




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