Resources for I-940, and other policies

I-940: Official Docs and Monitoring

The official legal title of I-940 is the Law Enforcement Training and Community Safety Act (LETCSA).   It modified the Revised Code of Washington (RCW)and the implementation regulations are now part of the Washington Administrative Code (WAC).

I-940 Official Legal Documents:

  • The sections of WA State RCW changed by I-940 are:

Official LETCSA WACs: 

Independent Investigation Teams

The Independent Investigative Teams (IITs) that are intended to fulfill the requirements of I-940 will be set up in 15 regions across the state.  If we want to monitor the progress of setting up these IITs, we need to know where they are, and who is staffing them.

Training documents

The "Basic Law Enforcement Academy" training required for every law enforcement officer in WA State consists of a 720 hour syllabus.  If we want to monitor how training is changing to meet the new requirements of I-940, we should compare the current syllabus to the changed syllabus.

Other RCW Chapters to know

Regarding confidential information in criminal investigations:

Policies Regarding Use of Force

California AB-392 (2019-2020)
Seattle SDFIT report (2017)

New Policies Proposed After the George Floyd protests

US House Democrats Bill (Proposed)
Colorado Bill (Passed)