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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

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

Jan 10

When you look at the safest cities in America, you won't find Seattle on the list. Just how safe is Seattle, and what can be done to reduce the crime rates? read more

Dec 13

A 25-year-old man was recently arrested by Seattle police on suspicion that he fired multiple shots into a home in South Park. If the investigation definitively proves that the man in custody is the shooter, he will likely be charged with some level of murder or manslaughter. Read on to learn more about the various types of murder and manslaughter in the state of Washington. read more

Nov 25

A driver who crashed into two people at NE 125th Street and 28th Avenue NE left the scene of the accident. Of the two people he crashed into, the 77-year-old woman later died from her injuries. A hit-and-run accident like this could be charged as a Class C felony. Learn more about the penalties for a Class C felony and what to do if you leave the scene of an accident. read more

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August 26, 2020

Interrogations by the Police: What to Know

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...