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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

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

Apr 11

The Seattle Police Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Homeland Security recently served more than a dozen warrants in the Seattle area following a three-and-a-half-year sexual exploitation investigation. Read on for the definition of sexual exploitation and the penalties it carries if convicted. read more

Nov 22

Being charged with a criminal offense can be a very frightening, stressful occurrence, and when we are stressed or frightened we tend to make mistakes. Unfortunately, when talking about being charged with a crime, these mistakes can cause severe repercussions. read more

Nov 12

Most of us are aware of the importance of hiring an attorney once charged with a criminal offense, but it can be surprising to some to know that hiring an attorney even before criminal charges are filed might be just as important. 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...