The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department announced on Thursday that a legacy fund has been set up for SWAT deputy Dom Calata.
The fund was created in partnership with Tacoma-Pierce County Crime Stoppers and 100% of the funds will go to Calata’s wife and their young son.
Calata patrolled the South Hill area since 2015. Before joining the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department, he was a soldier for the Army for eight years and he served with the Washington National Guard. In 2020, Calata returned home after a year-long activation and deployment overseas.
"We're all family here… my dad works here, my brother works here," said Sgt. Darren Moss. "I grew up in this community… I love this department, I love all of our deputies. I love Sgt. Rich Scaniffe, I love Deputy Dom Calata."
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