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Abuse or neglect of a child, by supervised persons, requiring various organizations to report to DSHS or law enforcement: * SB 5359, CH 273 (2013)
Agencies, criminal history record information compliance audits of criminal justice agencies: HB 1531, * SB 5466, CH 62 (2013)
Aircraft systems, public unmanned, establishing standards, protecting citizens, and reducing liability: HB 1771, SHB 1771, SB 6172, SSB 6172
Alcohol poisoning, involving person under age 21, limited immunity when seeking medical assistance: * HB 1404, CH 112 (2013)
Apartment owners' associations, speed limit enforcement by law enforcement personnel within communities: * SB 5113, CH 269 (2013)
Apartment owners, associations of, speed limit enforcement by law enforcement personnel within communities: HB 1592
Arresting without warrant, modifying provisions: HB 2057, * SHB 2057, CH 5 (2014)
Biological material from criminal investigations, preservation, requirements and study of standards for: HB 2468, SB 6310
Biological material from criminal investigations, preservation, study of standards for: SHB 2468
Border patrol, employee or agent of, restricting interviews of certain persons in custody by, conditions: HB 1874
Call location, wireless providers to provide location information to law enforcement responding to emergency: HB 1897, SHB 1897, 2SHB 1897
Chaplains for volunteer fire departments, retirement system membership: HB 1120
Chemical dependency diversions, Snohomish county pilot program to study: * 2SHB 2627, CH 128 (2014)
Chemical dependency, arresting individual suffering from, police officer options: HB 2627, SHB 2627, * 2SHB 2627, CH 128 (2014), SB 6345, SSB 6345
Chemical dependency, diversions pilot program, establishment in Snohomish county: SSB 6345
Collision reports by officers, information contained in reports as compiled and analyzed by state patrol, public disclosure: SB 5847
Condominium associations, speed limit enforcement by law enforcement personnel within communities: HB 1592, * SB 5113, CH 269 (2013)
Crisis intervention training for law enforcement officers, criminal justice training commission to provide: HB 1559, SHB 1559, SB 5532, SSB 5532
Deaths in law enforcement contexts, removing confidentiality of autopsy and postmortem reports and records: SB 5256
Deaths in law enforcement contexts, removing confidentiality requirement for coroners and medical examiners concerning autopsy and postmortem findings: * SSB 5256, CH 295 (2013)
Domestic violence, felonious, responding officer authority to arrest certain juveniles for: SHB 2722
Domestic violence, nonfelonious, responding officer placement options for certain juveniles arrested for: HB 2455, HB 2722, SB 6254
Drivers' licenses, confidential, issuance for certain law enforcement purposes, including records provisions: HB 1832, SB 5591, * SSB 5591, CH 336 (2013)
Emergency law enforcement information, allowing use of digital outdoor advertising signs along state highways: HB 1408, SB 5304
Employees of law enforcement agencies, assault of employees in first and second degrees: SB 5058
Employees of law enforcement agencies, assault of employees in first degree: SSB 5058
Endangered persons, missing, adding to missing children clearinghouse: HB 1895, SB 5556, * SSB 5556, CH 285 (2013)
Explosive actuated tactical devices, transportation and storage, exemption from Washington state explosives act requirements: SB 5264, * SSB 5264, CH 140 (2013)
Firearms, background checks, law enforcement role: HB 1588, SHB 1588, HB 1839, SHB 1839, SB 5282, * SSB 5282, CH 216 (2013), SB 5625, SB 5711
Firearms, delivery to law enforcement officer, requirements: HB 2502, SB 6416
Firearms, sale by unlicensed person to another unlicensed person, law enforcement role in background check requirements: HB 1588, SHB 1588, SB 5625, SB 5711
Firearms, sale or transfer, exempting purchaser from criminal background check when producing law enforcement officer credentials or identification: SHB 1839
Firearms, voluntary temporary safekeeping with law enforcement, establishing process for: SB 5479
Foreign laws, prohibiting enforcement to avoid violating constitutional rights: HB 1392, SB 6118
Funding for law enforcement, distribution of marijuana excise tax revenues to cities and counties for: HB 2772
Gangs, criminal street gang activity at rental properties, law enforcement agency provisions: HB 1799, SB 5280, SSB 5280
Gangs, criminal street gangs, marijuana excise tax revenues to be used for additional officers monitoring: HB 2732
Gangs, gang data bases, exemption from public inspection and copying: SHB 1298, HB 1299, SB 5171
Global positioning system data showing criminal justice agency employee's or agent's residence, public records exemption for: HB 2128
Global positioning system data showing criminal justice agency employee's or agent's residence, public records exemption for, exceptions: SB 6217
Hospitals, requiring guarding of violent or sexual offenders or suspects by law enforcement: SB 5968
Human remains, person with knowledge of location, failure to report to law enforcement, gross misdemeanor: HB 1980
Human trafficking, at rental properties, law enforcement agency provisions: HB 1799, SB 5280, SSB 5280
Identicards, confidential, issuance for certain law enforcement purposes, including records provisions: HB 1832, SB 5591, * SSB 5591, CH 336 (2013)
Immigration detainer, detaining individual on basis of, prohibiting officers from, exception: HB 1874
Immigration warrant, administrative, arresting or detaining individual based on, prohibiting officers from: HB 1874
Immigrations and customs enforcement agency, employee or agent of, restricting interviews of certain persons in custody by, conditions: HB 1874
Indian tribal members, hunting-related enforcement actions against, general authority peace officer use of training module on tribal hunting rights prepared by attorney general's office: ESHB 1496
Informants, confidential, use by state or local law enforcement agencies: SB 5373
License plate automated recognition systems, restricting use to law enforcement agencies: HB 2606
Liquor control board, peace or enforcement officers of, authorizing admittance to law enforcement academy: SHB 2394
Liquor control board, peace or enforcement officers of, law enforcement academy training provisions: HB 1876, SHB 1876, HB 2394, SB 6130
Marijuana, excise tax revenues, distribution to cities and counties for additional officers: SB 6393
Marijuana, excise tax revenues, distribution to cities and counties for additional officers monitoring criminal street gangs: HB 2732
Metal theft, ongoing electronic statewide no-buy list database program, implementation by Washington association of sheriffs and police chiefs: HB 1552, * ESHB 1552, CH 322 (2013) PV
Metal theft, special enforcement efforts targeting, grant program to assist law enforcement to be established by Washington association of sheriffs and police chiefs: * ESHB 1552, CH 322 (2013) PV
Missing children clearinghouse, adding endangered persons: HB 1895, SB 5556, * SSB 5556, CH 285 (2013)
Motorcyclists, illegal profiling of, ending: SB 6432
Municipal officers, additional, funding with lodging tax revenue: SB 5049
Natural resources investigators, granting general law enforcement authority: HB 1399, ESHB 1399
Natural resources law enforcement, increasing law enforcement presence on recreational lands managed by department of natural resources: SB 5906, SSB 5906
Natural resources law enforcement, merging department of natural resources officers with department of fish and wildlife enforcement: HB 1849
Northway, Mike, Spokane county sheriff's deputy, honoring: * HR 4646 (2013)
O'Connell, Trooper Sean M., Jr., commending for his exemplary service: * HR 4657 (2013), * SR 8663 (2013)
Officers, assault of officer in first and second degrees: SB 5058
Officers, assault of officer in first degree: SSB 5058
Peace officers, reimbursement of training agency by hiring agency for basic law enforcement training received by officer: HB 1802, SHB 1802
Peace officers, removal or discharge for illegal act or act of dishonesty or untruthfulness, just cause provisions: HB 1825, SB 5668
Peace officers, revocation or denial of certification of, adding criteria for: SB 6218
Peace officers, using less lethal weapon, immunity from liability: HB 1678
Police officers, collective bargaining, interest arbitration panel determinations for uniformed personnel: HB 1540
Police vehicle, attempting to elude, sentencing enhancement for, to be mandatory: HB 2549, SHB 2549
Ramstead, Erik, Everson police chief, recognizing lasting legacy of: * HR 4618 (2013)
Reserve peace officers, commissioned, evaluation and data collection concerning: HB 2705, SHB 2705
Sex crimes, exploitation of children and promoting prostitution, agency seizure and forfeiture of property connected with, use of proceeds: SB 6017, SSB 6017
Sheriffs and police chiefs, Washington association of, 24/7 sobriety program pilot project to be conducted by: SSB 5912, * E2SSB 5912, CH 35 (2013)
Sheriffs and police chiefs, Washington association of, 24/7 sobriety program to be administered by: SSB 5912
Sheriffs and police chiefs, Washington association of, 24/7 sobriety program to be co-administered by: * E2SSB 5912, CH 35 (2013)
Sheriffs and police chiefs, Washington association of, jail register data to be available to: SB 6094, SSB 6094
Sheriffs, duplicate receipts for payments, repealing requirement: HB 1274, ESHB 1274
Sheriffs, lethal removal of wolves declared an imminent threat to commercial livestock: SB 5188
Sheriffs, Spokane county sheriff’s office, honoring deputies Matt Spink and Mike Northway: * HR 4646 (2013)
Sheriffs, waiving fees for service of writ of habeas corpus for return of child: HB 1119
Silver alert plan, development and implementation by state patrol: HB 1689, SB 5602, SSB 5602
Smoking in moving or parked motor vehicle carrying a minor, prohibiting, enforcement as secondary action with verbal warning: SB 5230
Spink, Matt, Spokane county sheriff's deputy, honoring: * HR 4646 (2013)
State park rangers, vesting with police powers, including law enforcement academy training provisions: HB 1875, SHB 1875
State patrol, academy, admitting peace or enforcement officers of liquor control board: HB 1876, SHB 1876
State patrol, academy, admitting state park rangers from parks and recreation commission: HB 1875, SHB 1875
State patrol, biofuel and biodiesel use requirements, exemption: HB 2091
State patrol, central registry of firearm offenders, provisions concerning information forwarding and maintaining of registry: HB 1612
State patrol, collision report information as compiled and analyzed by, public disclosure: SB 5847
State patrol, competitive salaries and benefits, requiring: SB 6490
State patrol, consolidating mental health involuntary commitment information at department of licensing and state patrol for firearm background check purposes: SB 5282
State patrol, consolidating mental health involuntary commitment information for firearm background check purposes, work group to make proposal: * SSB 5282, CH 216 (2013)
State patrol, conviction records, fees for disseminating: HB 2138
State patrol, electricity use requirements, exemption: HB 2091
State patrol, establishing safety standards and performance requirements for operation of autonomous vehicles on public roads: HB 1439
State patrol, felony firearm offense convictions, provisions concerning information forwarding and maintaining of database of offenders: * SHB 1612, CH 183 (2013)
State patrol, identification and criminal history section, criminal history record information compliance audits of criminal justice agencies: HB 1531, * SB 5466, CH 62 (2013)
State patrol, officer salary and benefits, comparability with other law enforcement agencies: HB 2487, SB 6071
State patrol, participation in business license center: HB 1403, * ESHB 1403, CH 111 (2013), SB 5680, SSB 5680, E2SSB 5680
State patrol, placing limits on tow truck operator private impound rates in connection with state patrol-originated calls: * ESHB 1625, CH 37 (2013)
State patrol, regulation of motor carriers transporting hazardous materials: * HB 2137, CH 154 (2014), SB 5979
State patrol, requesting renaming of Skagit river bridge as the Trooper No. 1076, Sean M. O'Connell Memorial Bridge: HJM 4003
State patrol, role of chief in adopting standards to allow students to be in school buildings for before- and after-school programs: SHB 1852, HB 1968, * ESHB 1968, CH 227 (2013)
State patrol, services provided for demonstration highway projects, overtime compensation to count as salary for retirement purposes: HB 1904, SB 5832
State patrol, task force on missing and exploited children, repealing advisory board provision: HB 2712
State patrol, to develop and implement "silver alert plan" for recovering certain senior citizens: HB 1689, SB 5602
State patrol, to develop and implement "silver alert plan" for recovering various endangered missing persons: SSB 5602
State patrol, Trooper Sean M. O'Connell Jr., commending for his exemplary service: * HR 4657 (2013), * SR 8663 (2013)
Students, searching on school grounds, applying reasonable suspicion standard: HJR 4209, SJR 8203
Students, searching on school grounds, warrantless search exception, to include school resource officers and local police school liaison officers: SB 5618, SB 6023, SSB 6023
Vehicle accident reports, information contained in, confidentiality: SB 5847