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WPIC 2.16 Peace Officer—Definition

11 WAPRAC WPIC 2.16Washington Practice Series TMWashington Pattern Jury Instructions--Criminal

11 Wash. Prac., Pattern Jury Instr. Crim. WPIC 2.16 (5th Ed)
Washington Practice Series TM
Washington Pattern Jury Instructions--Criminal
January 2024 Update
Washington State Supreme Court Committee on Jury Instructions
Part I. General Instructions
WPIC CHAPTER 2. Definitions
WPIC 2.16 Peace Officer—Definition
Peace officer means a duly appointed city, county, or state law enforcement officer.
Use this instruction to define peace officer for crimes under RCW Chapter 9A.76. Also see WPIC 120.00 (Obstructing Governmental Operation).
Do not use this instruction to define officer, public officer, or public servant. Those terms have their own statutory definitions. See WPIC 2.14 (Officer—Public Officer—Definition) and WPIC 2.22 (Public Servant—Definition).
RCW 9A.04.110(15).
[Current as of November 2018.]
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