King County Prosecutor
New Law Restricts Firearms Possession by Individuals with
Last Friday Gov. Inslee signed into law HB1840, which prevents those who have been served a domestic violence (DV) protection order from possessing or purchasing a firearm.
Protection Order Program: 25 years of Helping Victims of Domestic Violence
The PAO’s Protection Order Advocacy Program (POAP) is marking its 25th year of assisting victims of domestic violence obtain temporary and permanent protection orders.
Update on 2013 Domestic Violence Statistics for King County
In 2013, there were over 1,000 felony domestic violence cases filed. The cases involved threats to kill, felony assault where a victim receives medical treatment or when it involves strangulation, robbery, rape, and felony violations of a court order (assault during an order, or prior convictions for order violation).
PAO’s Partners in the Community
The PAO is working with King County TV to produce an ongoing program called “Prosecutor’s Partners,” which features people and organizations that are making a difference in King County.
Case Updates: April 2, 2014
State v. Lester P. Thompson, Jr.. . .State v. Jose Jimenez-Lopez. . .State v. Michael Lee Phillips. . .State v. Ivan and Deborah Ljunghammar...
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