Pierce Co. Sheriff's Deputy Dominique "Dom" Calata EOW: 03/16/2022

Turd Ferguson

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Jul 3, 2011
Sumner, Wa
Deputy Calata succumbed to his wounds today, sustained while serving a felony warrant in Spanaway, WA yesterday. Another member of PCSO SWAT was also shot during the incident, but is in stable condition and expected to make a full recovery.

The subject of the warrant, 40 year old Jeremy Dayton, was shot and killed in the exchange.

From the PCSO Facebook page:

Deputy Dominique “Dom” Calata, 35, has served with the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department for 6.5 years and is currently assigned to patrol with the Edgewood Police Department. He is a U.S. Army veteran (5 years) and has served in the National Guard for the last 7 years. Deputy Calata has been a member of the SWAT team for 4 years. He is married and has a young son...

Sergeant Rich Scaniffe, 45, is a 21-year veteran of the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department and is assigned to the Mountain Detachment. He has been a member of the SWAT team for 14 years and has been the team’s commander for 1 year. Sergeant Scaniffe is married and has a young daughter. He is out of surgery and in stable condition.
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