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Response to Records Requests

Within five business days of receipt of the request:

  • Send a letter advising of receipt of the request
  • Provide a reasonable estimate when records will be available
  • Contact requestor to request clarification if necessary
  • Deny the request citing reason for denial

Records Exempt from Public Inspection and Copying

  1. Information revealing the identity of persons who are witnesses to or victims of crime or who file complaints with investigative, law enforcement, or penology agencies, other than the commission, or disclosure would endanger any person's life, physical safety, or property. If at the time a complaint is filed the complainant, victim, or witness indicates a desire for disclosure or nondisclosure, such desire shall govern. (RCW 42.56.240 (2))
  2. Specific intelligence information and specific investigative records compiled by investigative, law enforcement, and penology agencies, and state agencies vested with the responsibility to discipline members of any profession, the nondisclosure of which is essential to effective law enforcement or for the protection of any person's right to privacy. ( RCW 42.56.240 (1))
  3. Information revealing the identity of child victims of sexual assault who are under age eighteen. Identifying information means the child victim's name, address, location, photograph, and in cases in which the child victim is a relative or stepchild of the alleged perpetrator, identification of the relationship between the child and the alleged perpetrator. (RCW 42.56.250 (5))
  4. HIV/AIDS medical status. (RCW 70.24.105)
  5. Patient medical information (WAS 246-100-016)
  6. Disclosure of sensitive information contained in MACC E911 employee personnel files (RCW 42.17.310)
  7. MACC E911 will not disclose lists of individuals for commercial purposes.

If only a portion of a record is exempt from disclosure, the exempt portions of the record will be redacted before providing the document.


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