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Shawn Fuller

Arizona Department of Child Safety

Shawn Fuller is a dedicated career prosecutor. He is currently the North Unit Chief for the Protective Services Section of the Arizona Attorney General's Office. Prior to joining the AG's Office in 2016, Shawn was the Chief Deputy County Attorney for the Gila County Attorney's Office. Prior to joining Gila County in 2013, Shawn was a prosecutor assigned to the Homicide Bureau of the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office in Phoenix. While there, Shawn was part of the trial team that successfully prosecuted and secured a death verdict against Edward Rose, who murdered Phoenix Police Officer George Cortez on July 27, 2007. In 2011, Shawn was awarded the Prosecutor of the Year Award by the Arizona Chapter of the International Association of Arson Investigators for successfully prosecuting the cold case murder of Phoenix Firefighter Bret Tarver, who died while fighting an arson fire on March 14, 2001. Shawn is also a former Assistant United States Attorney; he prosecuted cases in Anchorage, Alaska, involving drugs, firearms, and gangs as part of the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF). In United States v. Burfurd, he tried and received a conviction in a case involving the then-largest methamphetamine seizure in Alaskan history. Shawn has given presentations on a variety of topics to the National Black Prosecutors Association, the National District Attorneys Association, the Arizona Prosecuting Attorneys' Advisory Council, and the Arizona High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Training Center. Shawn lives in Flagstaff with his wife Kathryn, who’s also a prosecutor, and their two young children.