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Chief Deputy, Felony Division
John Sheeran, Chief of the Felony Division, supervises the Felony Division of the Prosecuting Attorney's Office. Mr. Sheeran is responsible for overseeing six trial teams including robbery and assault, identity theft, burglary and property crimes, special assault, drugs, vehicular assault and homicides, and appeals.

Mr. Sheeran joined the office in 1995 as a law intern with the Appeals Unit, then in 1996 as a deputy prosecutor. He has prosecuted an array of crimes, including homicide, rape, child molestation, and methamphetamine lab cases. Mr. Sheeran has represented the State of Washington, appearing before the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court for a variety of cases.

Prior to becoming the Chief of the Felony Division, Mr. Sheeran served as the Team Chief of the Drug Unit for one year. As a deputy prosecutor, Mr. Sheeran prosecuted cases for the Special Assault Unit for over five years, the Appeals Unit for two years, the Drug Unit for two years and the Misdemeanor Unit for over three years. Mr. Sheeran has dedicated his skill to ensuring safety for the citizens of Pierce County.

Mr. Sheeran served on the Board of Directors for the Washington Council of Police and Sheriffs. He is the former President of Public Safety Employee Insurance Corporation. Mr. Sheeran is a 1996 graduate of Seattle University Law School and 1986 graduate of Whitman College.

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John Sheeran
Division Chief

930 Tacoma Ave. S.
Room 946
Tacoma, WA 98402

Ph: (800) 992-2456
Ph: (253) 798-7400
Fx: (253) 798-6636
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8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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