Training Session - Basics of Managing Law Enforcement Records

This session gives all local law enforcement employees a quick overview of how to manage the records (electronic and paper) that they create and receive each day.

It covers:

  • Everything in the Basics of Managing Records session:
    • What is a public record?
    • How long do records need to be kept?
    • What can be destroyed and what goes to the State Archives?
    • How can Washington State Archives help your agency?
    • Where can I learn more about managing records?
  • PLUS - Frequently asked questions about the retention and management of law enforcement records.

This session also satisfies the records retention portion of Open Government Trainings Act requirements for Elected/Appointed Officials, Public Records Officers, and Records Officers/Managers.

Intended Audiences...

  • Any employees of local law enforcement agencies who create or receive records;
  • Records Officers/Managers and Public Records Officers new to the field or needing a refresher.

To register...

Click on our Training Calendar to find the next session and register online.

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Recorded Version...

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