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John Urquhart

King County Sheriff news releases


Detectives ask for help identifying robbery suspects
(Skyway) King County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help identifying three men who pistol whipped and robbed a woman after breaking into her home.


Teen hit while riding bike to school
(Shoreline) a 14 year old Shorewood High School Student was critically injured after a collision with a semi truck just before 7:30 this morning. (C17050096)


Burien man arrested after fight leads to death
A Burien man was arrested and booked into jail after a physical fight lead to another man’s death. (C17047331)


University of Washinton praises Sheriff's Office Immigration policy
A new research memo out of the University of Washington Human Rights Center titled, “Don’t Ask, Do Tell,” which analyzes local law enforcement policy guidelines regarding collaboration with federal immigration agencies praises recently adopted policies from the King County Sheriff’s Office.


Sheriff's Office simplies Miranda Warnings for juveniles
The King County Sheriff’s Office will start providing juveniles with simplified Miranda warnings. The Sheriff’s Office developed the warnings in collaboration with the Department of Public Defense and in consultation with Creative Justice, a community-based non-profit that works with system-involved children. The simplified warnings are consistent with research on adolescent brain science.