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A Seattle Times Special Report: Washington state’s civil-commitment law that locks up sex offenders as a way to protect society comes at a high price. Read more at seattletimes.com/priceofprotection

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Reporter:
Christine Willmsen

Camera and video production:
Genevieve Alvarez

Photographer:
Dean Rutz

Graphics:
Mark Nowlin

Editor:
James Neff

Editor, Digital:
Tiffany Campbell

Desk editor:
Laura Gordon

Photo editor:
Fred Nelson

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Katrina Barlow

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Rick Lund

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Danny Gawlowski

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Gene Balk