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Aug 26

Police officers often interrogate suspects in crimes to get them to admit guilt and help them uncover other suspects. Interrogations involve complex legal technicalities but suspects still have rights during this time. It is important to understand interrogations and what will happen, so you can protect those rights. read more

Aug 12

Over the last several months, there have been many talks over police use in this country and especially in Seattle. Business owners have begun to have frank conversations about how to handle potential conflicts in their own establishments in the aftermath of the protests. Do they call the police or is there a better solution? read more

Apr 28

Battery is offensive or harmful touching, while an assault occurs when someone attempts to commit battery, using threats. While some states treat assault and battery as a single crime, in Washington, an assault charge covers both the threat of force, as well as the actual use of force, subjecting you to assault charges, even in cases where battery occurred. read more

Mar 12

In early February 2020, Seattle detectives arrested a suspect who was linked to two sexual assaults committed more than five years ago. These sexual assault crimes are extremely serious and can carry fines up to $50,000, prison time as high as a life term, or both. read more

Feb 25

Recently Seattle has gotten some bad press, but is Seattle crime truly out of control? Why are so many people convinced that Seattle is a dangerous and violent city full of crime? read more

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