Wash. Admin. Code § 139-05-220 - Backgrounding requirement for admission to basic law enforcement academy

It is the responsibility of each sponsoring or applying agency to conduct a complete criminal records check to include a search of state and national criminal history records information regarding its applicant through the submission of the applicant's fingerprints to an appropriate agency or agencies. No individual will be granted academy admission or allowed continued participation if the individual is not otherwise eligible for certification or has been convicted of a crime that would make him or her ineligible for certification.

Each application for academy attendance must be accompanied by a written attestation by the applying agency that (1) the criminal records check has been completed, and (2) there are no disqualifying convictions.


Wash. Admin. Code § 139-05-220

Statutory Authority: RCW 43.101.080. 05-20-029, § 139-05-220, filed 9/28/05, effective 10/29/05; 00-17-017, § 139-05-220, filed 8/4/00, effective 9/4/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.101.080(2). 86-19-021 (Order 1-B), § 139-05-220, filed 9/10/86.

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