Daughters of fallen Tacoma officer Jake Gutierrez file $21 million claim against city
TACOMA, Wash. -- The family of fallen Tacoma Police Officer Jake Gutierrez filed a wrongful death claim against the city of Tacoma, saying the city could have prevented his death. According to court documents, the damage claims total $21 million. Gutierrez's three daughters say police had the chance to arrest their father's killer, Bruce Johnson, 15 days earlier when police found him with a shotgun at Tacoma Mall.