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Unprofessional conduct.

In addition to the unprofessional conduct described in RCW 18.235.130, the following conduct, acts, or conditions constitute unprofessional conduct:
(1) Knowingly violating any of the provisions of this chapter or the rules adopted under this chapter;
(2) Practicing fraud, deceit, or misrepresentation in any of the private security activities covered by this chapter;
(3) Knowingly making a material misstatement or omission in the application for a firearms certificate;
(4) Not meeting the qualifications set forth in RCW 18.170.030, 18.170.040, or 18.170.060;
(5) Failing to return immediately on demand a firearm issued by an employer;
(6) Carrying a firearm in the performance of his or her duties if not the holder of a valid armed private security guard license, or carrying a firearm not meeting the provisions of this chapter while in the performance of his or her duties;
(7) Failing to return immediately on demand any uniform, badge, or other item of equipment issued to the private security guard by an employer;
(8) Making any statement that would reasonably cause another person to believe that the private security guard is a sworn peace officer;
(9) Divulging confidential information that may compromise the security of any premises, or valuables shipment, or any activity of a client to which he or she was assigned;
(10) Assigning or transferring any license issued pursuant to the provisions of this chapter, except as provided in RCW 18.170.060;
(11) Failure to maintain insurance; and
(12) Failure to have a qualifying principal in place.


Effective dates2002 c 86: See note following RCW 18.08.340.
Part headings not lawSeverability2002 c 86: See RCW 18.235.902 and 18.235.903.
Short titlePart headings, captions, table of contents not lawExemptions and waivers from federal lawConflict with federal requirementsSeverability1997 c 58: See RCW 74.08A.900 through 74.08A.904.
Effective datesIntent1997 c 58: See notes following RCW 74.20A.320.
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