Consistent with RCW 34.05.452
(5), presiding officers may consult medical, forensic, technological, or other experts when expertise on a topic is needed in order to achieve a fuller understanding of the issues under investigation. This information will be summarized in the initial order.
Generally, results of polygraph examinations are not considered relevant, even if offered voluntarily.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130
. WSR 17-15-068, § 478-121-260, filed 7/14/17, effective 8/18/17.]