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Washington Association of 3060 Willamette Drive NE <br />ER Fiy <br />Lacey, WA 98516 <br />3 SHERIFFS & 360-486-2380(Phone) <br />(Fax) <br />POLICE CHIEFS 360 www.waspc.org <br />President <br />July 1, 2020 <br />Chief Craig Meidl <br />City of Spokane <br />President -Elect <br />Sheriff Clay Myers <br />Sheriff Rick Scott <br />Grays Harbor County <br />Kittitas County Sheriffs Office <br />307 W. Umptanum Road <br />Vice President <br />Chief Steve Crown <br />Ellensburg, WA 98926-6720 <br />g� <br />City of Wenatchee <br />Past President <br />Dear Sheriff Clay Myers: <br />Sheriff John Snaza <br />Thurston County <br />Subject: Registered Sex Offender Address Verification Grant Program. <br />Treasurer <br />Chief Brett Vance <br />The Washington State Legislature allocated $9.9 million dollars over the 2019-2021 <br />City of Montesano <br />biennium for the Registered Sex Offender Address Verification Grant Program. This <br />Executive Board <br />year, local agencies will receive $4.81 million dollars to conduct face-to-face address <br />Chief John Batiste <br />verifications for registered sex and kidnapping offenders as directed by RCW <br />Washington State Patrol <br />9A.44.130. In 2010, this grant program was established with the intent that all sex <br />Chief at Large <br />offenders and kidnapping offenders would be verified at their registered address by <br />VACANT <br />the Sheriffs Office. This face-to-face address verification is important to maintain <br />accuracy of the Sex Offender Registry and to enforce the sex offender registration <br />Raymond P. Duda, SAC <br />FBI—Seattle <br />laws of Washington State. It is important that this money continue to be used for its <br />intended purpose. <br />Chief Gary Jenkins <br />City of Pullman <br />am pleased to inform you that the Kittitas County Sheriffs Office will receive <br />SheI <br />King County Mitziff Johanknecht <br />g <br />$72,500.00 for the Registered Sex Offender Address Verification Program. The <br />grant cycle will follow the state fiscal year, starting July 1, 2020 and ending June 30, <br />Sheriff Tom Jones <br />2021. Quarterly grant reports are due on October 10, 2020, January 10, 2021, April <br />Grant County <br />10, 2021, and July 10, 2021. Quarterly grant reports are to be completed <br />Chief Darrell Lowe <br />electronically and will be emailed to RSO Coordinators. Reports must be received <br />City of Redmond <br />by WASPC prior to quarterly grant payments being issued t0 your agency. <br />Y• <br />Sheriff James Raymond <br />Franklin County <br />Address verification funds are designed to support all aspects of Registered Sex <br />Director David Trujillo <br />Offender Address Verification. Most importantly, funds are required to be used for <br />face-to-face verification of a sex offender's address at the place of residency. <br />Gamblington g <br />g Commission <br />Steven D. Strachan <br />. For Level I Offenders—Face-to-Face Address Verification will occur once <br />Executive Director <br />every twelve months. <br />• For Level 11 Offenders—Face-to-Face Address Verification will occur once <br />every six months. <br />• For Level III Offenders—Face-to-Face Address Verification will occur once <br />every three months. <br />• For the purposes of this grant, unclassified offenders and kidnapping offenders <br />are considered level I offenders, unless the local jurisdiction sets a higher <br />classification in the interest of public safety. <br />Serving the Law Enforcement Community and the Citizens of Washington <br />