On Wednesday, a Vancouver man wanted for domestic violence crimes in Oregon had SWAT officers on the chase, though
The Columbian reports that the Department of Social and Health Services will soon be reducing funding for state-funded domestic violence programs across Washington. These organizations recently received notice that their funding will be reduced by 25 percent beginning on January 1, 2012, and an additional 50 percent will be taken away as of July 1, 2012.
Last month, we noted that several officers in the Seattle Police Department had been accused earlier this year of violating the department's arrest-screening policy after it was discovered that they had been certifying DUI arrests without obtaining the approval of their supervisor.
The Seattle Times reports that a sergeant who had been working in the Domestic Violence Unit of the Seattle Police Department was recently arrested and charged with domestic violence.
Drugged driving recently became a spotlight issue after it was announced that the National Drug Control Policy and Mothers Against Drunk Driving announced they would be teaming up to conduct a public awareness campaign to educate the public on the issue.
A 48-year-old West Seattle man was recently charged with four domestic violence-related offenses and locked up following an incident involving his ex-girlfriend.
In our previous post, we spoke about the case of a 24-year-old Vancouver man who has been charged with vehicular homicide in connection with a car wreck that killed his passenger. The young man, as we said, had reportedly smoked marijuana prior to the crash, though he was not technically impaired under Washington DUI law, which doesn't define specific limits on drugs for purposes of DUI charges.
A 24-year-old Vancouver man has been charged with vehicular homicide in connection with a car accident that took place on Memorial Day in 2010.