Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1953 NO. 18 > Apr 23 1953

The board of King county commissioners may make and enforce policing regulations upon Lake Washington, subject to the limitations that they may not constitute a burden upon interstate commerce, nor conflict with the exercise of the admiralty and maritime jurisdiction of the United States as set forth in Title 33, U.S.C.A.

AGO 1951 NO. 106 > Aug 23 1951

Crimes committed aboard Washington ferries are subject to normal criminal arrest by police officers within their respective geographical jurisdiction.