Oct. 5King County's Efforts to End Domestic Violence
This month we commemorate the 30-year anniversary of Washington State's landmark Domestic Violence Prevention Act. The 1979 Legislature set the framework for our comprehensive approach to domestic violence (DV) that we have built in the three decades that followed.
Oct. 5Combatting Elder Financial Fraud
On October 19, Dan Satterberg will kick-off the PAO's sixth annual Elder Abuse Conference, which convenes law enforcement, Adult Protective Services, medical experts, healthcare providers, and financial organizations from around the state.
Oct. 5Tackling Juvenile Gun Crime
The Washington Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (WAPA) has determined that changing our state's juvenile gun crime laws will be one of its top goals in the 2010 legislative session.
Sept. 10Drug Market Initiative -- A Community Intervention
Dan Satterberg, along with Seattle City Attorney Tom Carr, Interim Seattle Police Chief John Diaz, the U.S. Attorney's Office, and scores of community leaders and concerned Central District residents, confronted more than a dozen known Central District drug dealers and presented them an ultimatum: "stop selling drugs or go to prison."
Sept. 10PAO Cracks Down On Mortgage Fraud
Thanks to a unique partnership with the U.S. Attorney's Office and the State Department of Financial Institutions (DFI), the PAO is cracking down on mortgage fraud.
Sept. 10Another "Cold Case" Charged
Justice is a concept that never grows old, even 25 years after the crime. On August 25, the PAO's homicide unit charged defendant Daryl Spencer Hart with First Degree Murder for the 1984 stabbing death of his 70-year-old neighbor, Nora Gracey.