2012 International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) Global Technology & Innovation Award Pierce County Emergency Management and Information Technology won both a national and international award from IAEM. The awards recognize the Damage Assessment mobile application, which allows emergency responders to more easily track property damage caused by a disaster.
2012 National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Awards Pierce County IT won a NACo Achievement Award in the Public Safety category for enhancements to the Legal Information Network System. IT also won a joint NACo award with the Planning and Land Services Department for creating online permitting tools. The NACo awards recognize the most innovative county government programs in the nation.