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               (See also CAPITOL CAMPUS, STATE; CRIMES; CRIMINAL JUSTICE TRAINING COMMISSION; CRIMINAL PROCEDURE; FIREARMS; FIRST RESPONDERS; RETIREMENT AND PENSIONS; SHERIFFS AND POLICE CHIEFS, WASHINGTON ASSOCIATION OF (WASPC))
Abusive language use toward and insulting/taunting of peace officer, adding to crime of disorderly conduct, when: HB 1575
Arresting, and releasing or detaining, uniform pretrial release and detention act concerning: SB 5307
Badge, intentionally covering identifying information on, prohibiting officer from: HB 1054
Behavioral health disorders, law enforcement arresting of persons with, alternatives to: HB 1499, SHB 1499, HB 1578, * ESB 5476, CH 311 (2021) PV
Cameras, body worn and vehicle dashboard camera data management system pilot grant program, establishing: SB 5455
Chokehold or neck restraint, peace officer use of, prohibition: HB 1054, * ESHB 1054, CH 320 (2021)
City police, civil service and officers, hiring/qualifications/probationary period for: SB 5089, SSB 5089
Combatting violence, disorder, and looting and law enforcement protection act: SB 5310
Community-police engagement, safe streets pilot project for: SB 5353, * ESSB 5353, CH 327 (2021)
Discipline process, ombuds reports after completion of, as nonmandatory subject of collective bargaining: SB 5436, SSB 5436
Discipline, civilian review of, collective bargaining agreements preventing, prohibiting: SB 5055
Discipline, disciplinary grievance arbitration, arbitrators for: SB 5055, * SSB 5055, CH 13 (2021)
Discipline, for misconduct, arbitration for, prohibiting: SB 5134
Discipline, for misconduct, community oversight boards, establishment and role of: HB 1203, SHB 1203
Discipline, for misconduct, discharge of officer for, when: SB 5134
Discipline, for misconduct, imposing after investigation, political subdivisions to establish procedures for: SB 5134
Diversity of agencies, professional development outreach grant program: * HB 1001, CH 52 (2021)
Dogs, canine teams, model policy for training and use of, work group to develop, convening: * ESHB 1054, CH 320 (2021)
Dogs, unleashed, peace officer use of, prohibitions: HB 1054
Facial recognition technology, agency obtaining or use of, prohibiting: SB 5104
Fallen officers of Washington state, honoring and remembering: * HR 4626 (2021)
Force, deadly, by peace officers, agency requirements compliance audits: HB 1089, SHB 1089, * E2SHB 1089, CH 319 (2021), SB 5069
Force, deadly, by peace officers, office of independent investigations, establishing: HB 1267, * ESHB 1267, CH 318 (2021)
Force, deadly, by peace officers, permissible use of: HB 1310, SHB 1310, * E2SHB 1310, CH 324 (2021)
Force, deadly, police officer criminal offenses involving, independent prosecutions unit and prosecutor for, establishing: HB 1507
Force, deadly, police officer criminal offenses involving, investigation and prosecution of, AG authority for: HB 1507
Force, deadly, use by officers, central depository to include information about: SB 5261
Force, excessive, officer's use of, other officer's duty to intervene: SB 5066, * SSB 5066, CH 321 (2021)
Force, excessive, officer's use of, other officer's failure to intervene: HB 1202, SHB 1202, 2SHB 1202
Force, use by officers, and other incidents, general/limited authority agencies, data collection/reporting: SHB 1092, 2SHB 1092
Force, use by officers, data program concerning, designing program to aid, advisory group for, establishing: SSB 5259
Force, use by officers, general/limited authority agencies, data collection/reporting: HB 1092, SB 5259
Force, use by officers, general/limited authority agencies, data collection/reporting, establishing program for: SSB 5259, * E2SSB 5259, CH 326 (2021)
Force, use by officers, investigation of, community oversight boards for, establishment and role: HB 1203, SHB 1203
Force, use by officers, investigation of, office of independent investigations, establishing: HB 1267
Force, use by officers, permissible/excessive and de-escalation tactics, model policies on: HB 1310, SHB 1310, * E2SHB 1310, CH 324 (2021)
Force, use by police officers, data program concerning, assisting with developing, advisory group for, establishing: * E2SSB 5259, CH 326 (2021)
Force, use of force incident, collective bargaining agreements requiring waiting period, prohibiting: SB 5134
Health-related measures, in order/directive, right to decline to comply when ordered by sheriff or officer: HB 1305, HB 1317
Identification, officers to be reasonably identifiable while performing official duties: * ESHB 1054, CH 320 (2021)
Immigration enforcement, cooperation with federal government, requiring: SB 5346
Interrogations, in custody, uniform electronic recordation of custodial interrogations act: HB 1174, HB 1223, * SHB 1223, CH 329 (2021)
Investigations, office of independent, establishing in governor's office: HB 1267, * ESHB 1267, CH 318 (2021)
Juvenile consuming controlled substance, delivery from law enforcement custody to evaluation/treatment facility: HB 1559
Juveniles, questioned by law enforcement, access to attorney when: HB 1140, * ESHB 1140, CH 328 (2021)
Missing indigenous persons, law enforcement authority investigation for, duties of: HB 1571
Officers, behavioral health and suicide prevention, pilot programs: HB 1000
Officers, brave men and women protecting communities across the state, honoring and showing respect and gratitude to: * HR 4628 (2021)
Officers, brave men and women protecting the state, expressing appreciation and gratitude to: * HR 4618 (2021)
Officers, collective bargaining agreements covering, prohibitions: SB 5134
Officers, deadly force/personnel complaints against/pursuit incidences/patrol car crashes, information repository: SB 5261
Officers, injury/disease/death due to other's neglect/willful omission/conduct, action for recovery/damages: HB 1341, SHB 1341
Officers, misconduct by, investigation of complaints, community oversight boards for, establishment and role: HB 1203, SHB 1203
Officers, peace and corrections, certification/employment/disciplining/background investigations of: HB 1082, SB 5051, SSB 5051, * E2SSB 5051, CH 323 (2021)
Officers, peace/reserve/corrections, applicant background investigation, eye-based truth verification test: HB 1262
Officers, protection of, combatting violence, disorder, and looting and law enforcement protection act: SB 5310
Officers, unlawfully summoning a law enforcement officer, including civil action for damages: * ESB 5135, CH 330 (2021)
Ombuds, municipal or county, reports by/selection process for, as nonmandatory subjects of collective bargaining: SB 5436, SSB 5436
Peace officers, certain abusive language use toward and insulting/taunting of, adding to crime of disorderly conduct: HB 1575
Peace officers, hiring requirements, qualifications scoring, and probationary period for: SB 5089, SSB 5089
Peace officers, including community corrections officers, use of force/deadly force by: * E2SHB 1310, CH 324 (2021)
Peace officers, misconduct injuring person in person or property by, cause of action: HB 1202, SHB 1202, 2SHB 1202
Peace officers, potential impeachment disclosures, requirements: HB 1088, * SHB 1088, CH 322 (2021), SB 5067
Peace officers, state oversight and accountability of corrections officers and: HB 1082, SB 5051, SSB 5051, * E2SSB 5051, CH 323 (2021)
Peace officers, tactics and equipment requirements for: HB 1054, * ESHB 1054, CH 320 (2021)
Peace officers, witnessing excessive force by another officer, duty to intervene: SB 5066, * SSB 5066, CH 321 (2021)
Peace officers, witnessing injurious misconduct by another officer, failure to intervene: HB 1202, SHB 1202, 2SHB 1202
Personnel, ombuds reports after discipline process completion, as nonmandatory subject of collective bargaining: SB 5436, SSB 5436
Police, chief of, hiring of, community oversight boards establishment and role in: HB 1203, SHB 1203
Professional rescue doctrine, repealing to allow certain public safety employee actions in certain cases: HB 1341
Professional rescue doctrine, repealing to allow professional rescuer actions in certain cases of neglect/omission/etc.: SHB 1341
Professional rescuers, injury/disease/death due to other's neglect/omission/conduct, action for recovery/damages: SHB 1341
Property destruction/theft/loss of life/injury, political subdivision responsibilities/violations/penalties: SB 5310
Recreational vehicle used as residence/parked overnight near state waters, wastewater discharge risk notice: HB 1540
Rescuers, public service company contractor/subcontractor liability for loss/damages/injury to, when: HB 1341
Restraints, vascular neck, use of, training/certification for and model policy on: SB 5094
Sanctuary policies for immigrants, prohibiting: SB 5346
Sexual assault kits, hit in DNA system via profile from, agency to report case status: HB 1109, * ESHB 1109, CH 118 (2021)
Sheriff's office, civil service and deputies, hiring/qualifications/probationary period for: SB 5089, SSB 5089
State patrol, auditing signatures on returned voter ballot envelopes from 2020 general election, WSP role: SB 5434
State patrol, bicycle/pedestrian safety programs, duties of, WSP role: HB 1039
State patrol, forfeited firearms, destroying of, WSP policies/criteria for when: HB 1134
State patrol, hiring requirements and probationary period for: SB 5089, SSB 5089
State patrol, honoring for 100 years of service to the state of Washington: * HR 4622 (2021)
State patrol, litter prevention messaging and litter emphasis patrols, WSP role: * SB 5040, CH 231 (2021)
State patrol, missing endangered indigenous persons, "red thunder alert" designation in connection with: HB 1571
State patrol, missing/murdered indigenous persons, regional liaisons for, duties of: HB 1571
State patrol, RV-residence parked overnight near state waters, wastewater discharge risk notice: HB 1540
State patrol, traffic stops for infractions, being detained for, information video and best actions written steps for: HB 1585
State patrol, trooper Justin R. Schaffer, commending, saluting, and honoring: * HR 4618 (2021)
State patrol, trooper Steve K. Houle, recognizing and honoring: * SR 8611 (2021)
Substance use disorders, law enforcement interactions with persons with, basic training concerning: HB 1499, SHB 1499, HB 1558, HB 1578, * ESB 5476, CH 311 (2021) PV
Tear gas and military equipment, law enforcement prohibitions: HB 1054, * ESHB 1054, CH 320 (2021)
Tobacco/vapor products, purchase/possession by person under 18, certain officer authority in cases of, removing: SB 5129, SSB 5129
Tow truck operator, dispatched by law enforcement when highway damage, vehicle operator liability for charges: SB 5406, SSB 5406
Traffic stop/otherwise detaining driver, to enforce certain violations only when secondary to moving violation: SB 5485
Traffic stops for infractions, detaining of driver, driver-law enforcement interactive best practices training about: HB 1585
Tribal police officers and employees, training of: HB 1082, SB 5051, SSB 5051, * E2SSB 5051, CH 323 (2021)
Tribal sovereignty/customs/culture/traditions/spirituality, training for law enforcement in: HB 1571
Vehicular pursuits, model policy and central information repository: HB 1054
Vehicular pursuits, model policy for, repealing: * ESHB 1054, CH 320 (2021)
Vehicular pursuits, restricting: * ESHB 1054, CH 320 (2021)
Warrants, for search or arrest, officer to provide notice when executing: HB 1054, * ESHB 1054, CH 320 (2021)