Inmates whose mental competency to stand trial is in question often must wait in the Pierce County Jail until professionals from the state hospital are available to evaluate them. If found incompetent to stand trial, the hospital must admit and treat them with the goal of restoring their competency.
Inmates whose mental competency to stand trial is in question often must wait in the Pierce County Jail until professionals from the state hospital are available to evaluate them. If found incompetent to stand trial, the hospital must admit and treat them with the goal of restoring their competency. Peter Haley Staff file, 2013
Inmates whose mental competency to stand trial is in question often must wait in the Pierce County Jail until professionals from the state hospital are available to evaluate them. If found incompetent to stand trial, the hospital must admit and treat them with the goal of restoring their competency. Peter Haley Staff file, 2013

Months of contempt-of-court fines go unpaid by state

August 23, 2015 9:10 AM