RCW 71.05.457

Law enforcement referrals to behavioral health agenciesReports of threatened or attempted suicideGeneral authority law enforcement policy.

By July 1, 2017, all general authority Washington law enforcement agencies must adopt a policy establishing criteria and procedures for a law enforcement officer to refer a person to a behavioral health agency after receiving a report of threatened or attempted suicide.
[ 2020 c 302 § 50; 2016 c 158 § 3.]


FindingIntent2016 c 158: See note following RCW 71.05.455.