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Raiders Player Faces Civil Domestic Violence Suit

Posted by Steve Karimi | Oct 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

The former partner of Oakland Raiders' lineman Trent Brown, Diorra Marzette-Sanders, has filed a civil lawsuit against him, claiming she has been subjected to a pattern of domestic abuse by Brown for two years. The lawsuit was filed in Alameda County in California and requests a jury trial and an...

Sheriff Ordered to Surrender Guns

Posted by Steve Karimi | Oct 08, 2019 | 0 Comments

A very messy divorce between a Benton County sheriff and his soon-to-be-ex-wife has led to a temporary restraining order and a protective order being filed, which means the sheriff had to surrender all his guns and weapons—even the ones he uses for work. Jerry Hatcher was appointed to be the she...

DNA Samples Mistakenly Destroyed

Posted by Steve Karimi | Sep 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Just recently, the City of Seattle and the Washington State Crime Lab had finally resolved a dispute that had created a huge backlog of DNA samples. In 2014, the State Crime Lab said they would only accept and test samples from municipals that had incorporated state laws into their municipal code...

When Is Elder Abuse Considered Domestic Violence?

Posted by Steve Karimi | Aug 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

When most people think of domestic violence, they picture an abusive man who is terrorizing his wife and/or children. According to Washington state law RCW 10.99.020, domestic violence is defined as a criminal act committed against a family or household member and includes crimes like physical vi...

Seattle’s Backlog of DNA Samples

Posted by Steve Karimi | Aug 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Two Seattle city council members, Lorena González and Pete Holmes, have introduced legislation that will allow DNA samples taken in sexual assault and/or domestic violence convictions to be uploaded and shared to CODIS, which is the federal Combined DNA Index System. Both council members say that...

Extreme Risk Protective Orders Are in the News Again

Posted by Steve Karimi | Aug 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

A couple of weekends back we saw two mass shootings in America in less than 24 hours. The first happened in El Paso, Texas when a gunman drove from Dallas and opened up fire at a Walmart. He killed 20 and injured dozens before being apprehended by the police. The second shooting happened in Dayt...

Same-Sex Domestic Violence

Posted by Steve Karimi | Jul 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Recently two WNBA players have been in the headlines for accusations or charges of domestic violence: Natasha Howard with the Seattle Storm and Riquna Williams with the Los Angeles Sparks. While society has mostly focused on bringing awareness to heterosexual domestic violence, unfortunately, tho...

Reporter Resigns After Report of Twitter Harassment

Posted by Steve Karimi | Jun 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

A prominent Seattle Times reporter has resigned after the newspaper began investigating a report that he had harassed and sent sexually explicit messages to another journalist. Mike Rosenberg had been with the newspaper as a real estate journalist since 2016 and had about 37,000 Twitter followers...

Firearm Confiscation Bill Moves Forward

Posted by Steve Karimi | Apr 09, 2019 | 0 Comments

A bill that would modify Washington's laws regarding the confiscation of firearms during a domestic violence call has moved forward to the Senate Rules Committee. House Bill 1225 requires that police officers confiscate firearms for five business days following a domestic violence incident, an in...

Self-Defense and Domestic Violence

Posted by Steve Karimi | Mar 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

An Arizona woman is claiming self-defense against allegations that she assaulted her teenage daughter. According to the report, the 40-year-old woman allegedly slapped the teen in her face, bit her nose, and hit her legs with a plastic hanger after an argument about household chores turned physic...

Man Arrested for Kidnapping Girlfriend from Nevada Casino

Posted by Steve Karimi | Mar 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

A California man was arrested for allegedly kidnapping his girlfriend from a casino in Lake Tahoe, Nevada. According to the report, police responded to a call of domestic violence at a local hotel on Saturday night where the man allegedly strangled and beat his girlfriend following an argument ab...

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