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AGO 2000 No. 7 >  September 5, 2000
CRIMES - JUVENILES - SEX OFFENDERS - COUNTIES - DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Financial responsibility for treatment of first time sex offenders who are charged before their eighteenth birthdays 1.  When a person is charged with a sex crime before his or her eighteenth birthday and is later convicted and receives a "special sex offender sentencing alternative", the state Department of Corrections is financially responsible for any treatment associated with the sentencing alternative.  2.  When a person is charged with a sex crime before his or her eighteenth birthday and is later convicted and receives a "special sex offender sentencing alternative", the financial obligation of the Department of Corrections to pay for treatment continues after the person reaches the age of eighteen.
AGO 2009 No. 7 >  November 16, 2009
LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS - LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES - FIREARMS - DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Authority Of Limited Authority Washington Peace Officers Employed By The Department Of Corrections To Carry Concealed Pistols While Off Duty 1.      Community corrections officers, corrections officers, and other Department of Corrections employees who qualify as limited authority Washington peace officers are exempt from the prohibition against carrying a concealed pistol without a license to the extent that they are authorized to do so by the Department in order to carry out the law enforcement duties the Department authorizes them to perform.  2.      Limited authority Washington peace officers who have retired are not authorized to carry a concealed pistol without a license.
AGO 2006 No. 15 >  July 6, 2006
FIREARMS - DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS - LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS
Authority of corrections officers to carry concealed weapon without obtaining a concealed weapon permit(1)

1.  Corrections officers may carry concealed pistols without obtaining a concealed weapon permit if they meet the statutory definition of a law enforcement officer and are authorized by the Department of Corrections to carry a concealed weapon.  2.  Under RCW 10.93.020(4), corrections officers are limited authority Washington peace officers if they meet the requirements set forth in that statute.  3.  Corrections officers who meet the definition of “limited authority Washington peace officers” under RCW 10.93.020(4) are “law enforcement officers” for the purposes of RCW 9.41, but not necessarily for other purposes.

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