The commissioners of a county may not grant a leave of absence to the sheriff for the purpose of enabling the sheriff to accept employment with the United States government in a different locality, and appoint an acting sheriff in his stead. In the event the sheriff shall take a leave of absence of his own volition; his salary may not be terminated during such leave. Possible recourse against the sheriff may be had under RCW 42.12.010.
AGO 1956 NO. 341 > Nov 19 1956
SHERIFFS ‑- LEAVE OF ABSENCE COUNTY OFFICERS ‑- LEAVE OF ABSENCE LEAVE OF ABSENCE ‑- COUNTY OFFICERS