Chapter 9.04


9.04.010    Provoking assault.

9.04.020    Exposing a minor child to domestic violence.

9.04.010 Provoking assault.

Every person who shall, by word, sign or gesture, willfully provoke or attempt to provoke another person to commit an assault or breach of the peace shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. (Ord. 1444 § 1, 2012).

9.04.020 Exposing a minor child to domestic violence.

A. A person commits the crime of exposing a minor child to domestic violence when he or she:

1. Commits the crime of domestic violence against a family or household member, as defined in RCW 10.99.020(5); and

2. The crime is committed in the immediate presence of, or is witnessed by, the suspect’s or the victim’s minor child, stepchild, foster child, or a minor child residing within the household or in the custody or care of the suspect or victim. For the purpose of this section, “witnessed” shall mean if the crime is seen, heard or directly perceived in any other manner by the child.

B. Exposing children to domestic violence is a gross misdemeanor. (Ord. 1623 § 1, 2019).