WSR 19-06-019
[Filed February 27, 2019, 7:36 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 139-08 WAC, 2019 Omnibus training requirement.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: I-940, SHB 1064, RCW 43.101.450, 43.101.452, 43.101.455, 36.28A.445.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: I-940, HB [SHB] 1064, RCW 43.101.450, 46.101.452, 43.101.455, 36.28A.445, requires the commission to establish by rule: Violence de-escalation training, mental health and first-aid training for law enforcement officers, adopt training hour requirements and curriculum including continuing training, establish means by which law enforcement officers will receive this training and guidelines for first-aid training requirements in compliance with chapter 1, Laws of 2019, training requirements.
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 (WSCJTC) regulates this process.
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making; and stakeholder meetings will be held statewide. Check WSCJTC web site for dates/locations
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,; or Alex Buijs, 19010 1st Avenue South, Burien, WA 98148, phone 206-835-[7366], email, web site,
Additional comments: Public can submit comments electronically via WSCJTC web site public input form or email
February 26, 2019
Sonja Peterson
Rules Coordinator