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Dec 10

Big changes may be happening in the King County criminal justice system. The county recently approved funding for a new criminal justice diversion program to keep juveniles out of the juvenile justice system and allow community groups, instead of courts, to decide punishments for low-level adult felonies. read more

Nov 10

Not everyone is arrested and charged with a crime quickly. In many cases, the criminal procedure starts with an investigation. Oftentimes, these investigators say they simply want to talk and hear your side of the story but make no mistake, you are under investigation and the things you say can — and will — be used against you. read more

Oct 23

When officers suspect criminal activity, they can search and seize items from your home, a car, or property. However, there are limitations to this search and seizure and the laws also strive to protect individuals and their privacy. read more

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

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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Big changes may be happening in the King County criminal justice system. The county recently approved funding for a new criminal justice diversion program to keep juveniles out of the...