WSR 18-20-038
[Filed September 25, 2018, 2:24 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 139-05-825.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 43.101.080.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: WAC 139-05-825 Basic reserve law enforcement certificate of equivalency:
Helps clarify the different classifications of reserves (Level 1 or 2) and their effects on prior experience reserve officers, from in and out of state.
Provides guidance for in and out of state full-time officers who either retired or returned to reserve duty, or those who have a full-time peace officer certificate that are no long [longer] working full time for any number of reasons, but want to work as a reserve.
Clarifies that a qualifying lateral must participate in the equivalency process as required by the commission.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: The Washington state criminal justice training commission regulates this process.
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making; and commissioners will be advised of the proposed rule changes via email and will also be listed on the agency web site.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Sonja Peterson, 19010 1st Avenue South, Burien, WA 98148, phone 206-835-7356, email, web site
September 25, 2018
Sonja Peterson
Rules Coordinator