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January 30, 2015
Pima County Attorney Barbara LaWall Appoints New
88-CRIME Program Director

Tucson, Arizona – Barbara LaWall, Pima County Attorney, is pleased to announce the appointment of Linda McCollum as Director for the County Attorney’s 88-CRIME program, which provides a hotline for the public to anonymously call or make contact electronically to report information about unsolved felony crimes. 

Linda has been with the Pima County Attorney’s Office since 2008 when she was appointed Coordinator of the County Attorney’s Crime Victim Compensation program.  Since October 2012, she has served as Director of the County Attorney’s Bad Check and Adult Diversion programs, a position she will retain in her new position as Director of the 88-CRIME program.

Prior, Linda was District Court Commissioner for Baltimore City, Maryland from 1989-2002.  Linda has a B.A. in Criminal Justice from Washington State University in Pullman, Washington.

Barbara LaWall said:  “I am very pleased that Linda has accepted this position. Linda has served as acting Director for 88-CRIME since December 2014 and has proven to be an effective leader who achieves great results.”