Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

RCWs 43.10.310 and .315 require that all state and local law enforcement agencies; public schools; health facilities operated by the state or political subdivision of the state; shelters and courthouses must either: (1) Adopt policies consistent with the AGO’s guidance; or (2) Notify the Attorney General that the agency is not adopting the AGO’s guidance and model policies, state the reasons that the agency is not adopting the model policies and guidance, and provide the attorney general with a copy of the agency's policies to ensure compliance with chapter 440, Laws of 2019. In the interest of transparency, on this page the AGO has posted all policies that were submitted as part of RCW 43.10.315 (2) and RCW 43.10.310 (2). Should you have questions, please reach out to KWW@atg.wa.gov.


Law Enforcement Agency Policy City County
Auburn Police Department Policy 414 Auburn Pierce
Bellingham Police Department  Policy 417 / Policy 331 Bellingham Whatcom
Benton County Corrections Department Policy 3.28 Kennewick Benton
Kitsap County Sheriff's Office Policy 421 / Policy 427 Port Orchard Kitsap
Tumwater Police Department Policy 570 / Policy 908 Tumwater Thurston
Washington State Patrol WSP Regulation Manual Chapter 1.04 Olympia Thurston
Benton County Sheriff's Office Policy 413 Kennewick Benton
Blaine Police Department  Policy 325, Policy 412 Blaine Whatcom
Clark County Sheriff's Office V1C12 Foreign NationalsG22-13 Civil Immigration Warrants-DetainersG22-14 DV Investigations - Communication BarriersG22-12 Inmate Visiting - Federal Immigration AuthoritiesG22-05 Foreign Nationals - Dont Ask   Clark
Ferndale Police Department Policy 413, Justification Letter Ferndale Whatcom
City of Kent Correctional Facility CKCF Policy #15.11 Kent King


Courthouse Policy City County
Benton County Courthouse Resolution 2020 642 Kennewick Benton
Lewis County  Courts Open to All Policy Chehalis  Lewis