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WAC 139-06-050

Notification—Request for hearing—Default.

(1) Commission staff shall prepare a statement of charges, stating the grounds for denial or revocation of the peace officer's certification. The statement of charges shall be accompanied by a notice that the peace officer is entitled to a hearing on the denial or revocation of certification. The notice shall include the steps the peace officer must take to request a hearing. The notice and statement of charges shall be sent to the peace officer and a copy to the peace officer's employing agency.
(2) A request for a hearing on the denial or revocation of certification must be made by the peace officer on an approved form and received by the commission within sixty days from the date of the mailing of the statement of charges.
(3) Failure to request a hearing, or failure to appear at a requested hearing or at a prehearing conference, shall constitute default and the hearing panel shall enter a final order under RCW 34.05.440.
(4) A peace officer may waive a hearing by so indicating on the hearing request form. By waiving a hearing the peace officer acknowledges that his or her certification should be denied or revoked and the hearings panel shall enter such an order.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.101.080. WSR 03-02-010, § 139-06-050, filed 12/20/02, effective 1/20/03.]
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