Chapter 9.68
PERSONS, CRIMES RELATING TO

Sections

9.68.010    Assault and crimes involving physical harm.

9.68.020    Menacing.

9.68.030    Aggressive begging.

9.68.040    Harassment.

9.68.050    Violation of civil anti-harassment orders.

9.68.060    Custodial interference.

9.68.070    Domestic violence.

9.68.080    Malicious prosecution – Abuse of process.

9.68.010 Assault and crimes involving physical harm.

The following state statutes are adopted by reference and are applicable within the City:

    RCW

9A.36.041    Assault in the fourth degree.

9A.36.050    Reckless endangerment.

9A.36.070    Coercion.

9A.36.150    Interfering with the reporting of domestic violence.

[Ord. 1604 § 27, 2014: Ord. 1036 § 72, 1993.]

9.68.020 Menacing.

(1) It is unlawful for a person to knowingly cause or attempt to cause another person to believe that he or she or a member of his or her family will be the victim of serious physical injury or death.

(2) A violation of or failure to comply with this section is a misdemeanor. [Ord. 1036 § 73, 1993.]

9.68.030 Aggressive begging.

(1) Use of Words and Phrases. As used in this section, unless the context or subject matter clearly requires otherwise, the words or phrases defined in this section shall have the indicated meanings.

(a) “Aggressive begging” means to beg with intent to intimidate another person into giving money or goods.

(b) “Beg” means to ask for money or goods as a charity, whether by words, bodily gestures, signs, or other means.

(c) “Intimidate” means to coerce or frighten into submission or obedience.

(d) “Public place” means a street, parking area, or a place, private or otherwise, adapted to and fitted for vehicular or pedestrian travel, that is in common use by the public with the consent, expressed or implied, of the owner or owners, and further, a public playground, school grounds, recreation grounds, parks, parkways, park drives, park paths, and rights-of-way open to the use of the public.

(2) It is unlawful for a person to engage in aggressive begging in a public place in the city.

(3) A violation of or failure to comply with this section is a misdemeanor. [Ord. 1036 § 74, 1993.]

9.68.040 Harassment.

The following state statutes are adopted by reference and are applicable within the City:

    RCW

9.61.230    Telephone harassment.

9.61.240    Telephone harassment – Permitting telephone to be used.

9.61.250    Telephone calls to harass, intimidate, torment, or embarrass – Offense, where deemed committed.

9.61.260    Cyberstalking.

9A.46.020    Definition – Penalties.

9A.46.030    Place where committed.

9A.46.040    Court-ordered requirements upon person charged with crime – Violation.

9A.46.050    Arraignment – No-contact order.

9A.46.060    Crimes included in harassment.

9A.46.070    Enforcement of orders restricting contact.

9A.46.080    Order restricting contact – Violation.

9A.46.085    Stalking no-contact orders – Appearance before magistrate required.

9A.46.090    Nonliability of peace officer.

9A.46.100    “Convicted,” time when.

9A.46.110    Stalking.

[Ord. 1604 § 28, 2014: Ord. 1036 § 75, 1993.]

9.68.050 Violation of civil anti-harassment orders.

The following state statutes are adopted by reference and are applicable within the city:

    RCW

10.14.120    Disobedience of order – Penalties.

10.14.170    Criminal penalty.

[Ord. 1036 § 76, 1993.]

9.68.060 Custodial interference.

The following state statutes are adopted by reference and are applicable within the City:

    RCW

9A.40.010    Definitions.

9A.40.070    Custodial interference in the second degree.

9A.40.080    Custodial interference – Assessment of costs – Defense – Consent defense, restricted.

[Ord. 1604 § 29, 2014: Ord. 1036 § 77, 1993.]

9.68.070 Domestic violence.

The following state statutes are adopted by reference and are applicable within the City:

    RCW

10.99.020    Definitions.

10.99.030    Law enforcement officers – Training, powers, duties – Domestic violence reports.

10.99.040    Duties of court – No contact orders.

10.99.045    Appearances by defendant – Defendant’s history – No contact order.

10.99.050    Restriction, prohibition – Violation, penalties – Written order – Procedures – Notice of change.

10.99.055    Enforcement of orders.

10.99.060    Prosecutor’s notice to victim – Description of available procedures.

10.99.070    Liability of peace officers.

26.50.010    Definitions.

26.50.020    Commencement of action – Jurisdiction – Venue.

26.50.030    Petition for an order for protection – Availability of forms and instructional brochures – Bond not required.

26.50.040    Fees not permitted – Filing, service of process, certified copies.

26.50.050    Hearing – Service – Time.

26.50.060    Relief – Duration – Realignment of designation of parties – Award of costs, service fees, and attorney’s fees.

26.50.070    Ex parte temporary order for protection.

26.50.080    Issuance of order – Assistance of peace officer – Designation of appropriate law enforcement agency.

26.50.090    Order – Service – Fees.

26.50.100    Order – Transmittal to law enforcement agency – Record in law enforcement information system – Enforceability.

26.50.110    Violation of order – Penalties.

26.50.120    Violation of order – Prosecuting attorney or attorney for municipality may be requested to assist – Costs and attorney’s fee.

26.50.130    Order for protection – Modification or termination – Service – Transmittal.

26.50.140    Peace officers – Immunity.

[Ord. 1604 § 30, 2014: Ord. 1036 § 78, 1993.]

9.68.080 Malicious prosecution – Abuse of process.

The following state statutes are adopted by reference and are applicable within the city:

    RCW

9.62.010    Malicious prosecution.

9.62.020    Instituting suit in name of another.

[Ord. 1036 § 79, 1993.]