5.180 - Carrying Weapons Into King County Superior Court

Effective Date:  10/01/2015

5.180-POL

This policy exists to instruct officers when they may carry weapons into King County Superior Court.

1. Officers May Only Carry Weapons Into King County Superior Court When on Official Department Business

Under these circumstances, officers are on official Department business:

- Appearing for trial in response to a subpoena

- Meeting with a judge to sign a warrant

- Filing a warrant after service

- Attending a meeting with a prosecuting attorney

- Responding to an emergency

- Whenever directed by a superior