Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
Purpose: WAC 139-10-530 Basic community corrections officers academy curriculum, originally, department of corrections (DOC) planned to introduce defensive tactics training into the community corrections officer (CCO) course in September 2005. This WAC was updated accordingly to include defensive tactics. In a recent DOC message, the introduction has been deferred for further study. DOC requested that defensive tactics not be included at this time in the WAC covering the CCO curriculum.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 43.101.080.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 05-20-030 on September 28, 2005.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Date Adopted: December 14, 2005.
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 05-13-078, filed 6/14/05, effective 7/15/05)
WAC 139-10-530 Basic community corrections officers academy curriculum. The basic community corrections officers academy curriculum of the commission must be at least eighty instructional hours in length and will include, but not be limited to, the following subject matter areas:
(1) Core skills
(c) Goal setting/action planning
(d) Monitoring and intervention
(e) Arrest and search procedures
(2) Key skills
(a) Interpersonal skills
(d) Offense prevention
(3) Related skills
(a) Dealing with aggressive and resistive behavior
(b) Legal issues
(c) Counseling techniques
(d) Managing information
Defensive tactics and)) Security management.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.101.080. 05-13-078, § 139-10-530, filed 6/14/05, effective 7/15/05.]