Chapter 9.20
CRIMES AGAINST PERSONS Revised 5/18

9.20.000    Chapter Contents

Sections:

9.20.010    State statutes adopted by reference. Revised 5/18

9.20.080    Reckless endangerment. Revised 5/18

9.20.090    Hate crimes –Penalty. Revised 5/18

9.20.100    Hate crimes –Gross misdemeanor. Revised 5/18

(Ord. 7131 §1, 2018; Ord. 6214 §1, 2002).

9.20.010 State statutes adopted by reference. Revised 5/18

The following sections of the Revised Code of Washington, as they appear now or are hereafter amended, are hereby adopted by reference as though fully set forth in this chapter:

RCW 9A.36.070 – Coercion

RCW 9A.36.041 - Assault in the fourth degree

RCW 9A.46.020 – Harassment

RCW 9A.46.030 – Place where committed

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

RCW 9A.46.050 – Arraignment – No-contact order

RCW 9A.46.080 – Order restricting contact - Violation

RCW 9A.46.110 – Stalking

RCW 9.61.230 - Telephone harassment

RCW 9.61.240 – Permitting Telephone to be Used

RCW 9.61.250 – Telephone harassment- Offense, where deemed committed

RCW 9.61.260 – Cyberstalking

(Ord. 7131 §1, 2018).

9.20.080 Reckless endangerment Revised 5/18

A.    A person is guilty of reckless endangerment when he/she recklessly engages in conduct which creates a substantial risk of death or serious physical injury to another person.

B.    Reckless endangerment is a gross misdemeanor.

(Ord. 7131 §1, 2018; Ord. 5164 §1(part), 1991).

9.20.090 Hate crimes –Penalty Revised 5/18

If the court finds that the accused committed any crime under this chapter of the Olympia Municipal Code and if the court receives sufficient evidence that the acts committed leading to that finding were intentionally targeted against the victim or victims in substantial part because of the victim’s or victims’ race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, his/her/their mental, physical or sensory disability, or the accused’s perception thereof, the court shall impose a minimum fine of not less than five hundred dollars and a minimum jail sentence of not less than five days for each such offense. Neither the mandatory minimum jail sentence nor the mandatory minimum fine shall be suspended or deferred, nor shall the jail sentence be served by alternative means.

(Ord. 7131 §1, 2018; Ord. 5401 §4, 1993).

9.20.100 Hate crimes –Gross misdemeanor Revised 5/18

Any person convicted of a crime under this chapter and if the acts leading up to such conviction were, pursuant to this ordinance, intentionally targeted against the victim or victims in substantial part because of the victim’s or victims’ race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or his/her/their mental, physical or sensory disability shall be guilty of a gross misdemeanor.

(Ord. 7131 §1, 2018; Ord. 5401 §7, 1993).