Laws for Both Servers (#10 and #13)
Washington - Laws & Policies [RP] [#10]
Please beware this is NOT rules, only RP laws which police must enforce.
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Office Term: the 8th of 00:00 EST

General Information

- This document is the official Lawbook of the State of Washington. It is to be followed by all inhabitants of the State of Washington and is in effect during the term of a Mayor who endorses the Lawbook.
- Punishments will vary depending on the discretion of the authority involved. As a result, citation amounts, jail times issued by arrest initiators and Judges, and kill warrant rewards will not be listed.

1. Use common sense to these laws, please contact the Mayor if you have any suggestions to be more specific.
2. All of these laws will apply to everyone in Washington
3. Officers MUST trash all illegal items/confiscating items/etc they find.
4. Where 'reasonable evidence' is implied, this cannot include chat. You must either have a living eyewitness or witnessed it yourself. If the suspect dies doing the crime or after, you cannot arrest them or warrant them.

Section 1: Ticketable Offenses
1. Ticketable offenses are offenses where the suspect can be ticketed for committing them. These offenses can not be arrested. Ticket prices are suggestions and officers may use their own discretion. (REASONABLE!)
1.1 Possession of 1 unlicensed weapon. 150bb per unlicensed weapon.
1.2 Disturbing the peace, such as shooting a weapon for no reason. 200bb for disturbing the peace.
1.3 Possession of 1 illegal item as defined in Part III § 2, 150 bb per item.

Section 2: Arrestable Offenses
2. Arrestable offenses are offenses where the suspect may be arrested for committing them. These offenses can not be ticketed for.
Current infractions include:
2.1. Possession of (2) or more unlicensed weapons- 2min per weapon.
Possession of (2) or more illegal item as defined in Part III § 2- 2 minutes of jail time per item
2.1.1. Deputies and Captains may carry Grenades, Charges and Raw Explosives, Rockets and Missiles but not the other illegal items.
2.2. Possession of any banned weapons as defined in Part III § 1 by a civilian- 4 minutes of jail time per illegal weapon.
2.3. Having tickets that have not been paid for within an hour of them being given- 3 minutes of jail time per unpaid ticket. You may not ticket for unpaid tickets.
2.4. Stealing vehicles- 10 minutes of jail time.
2.5. Reckless driving- 4 minutes of jail time.
2.6. Selling weapons when you are not a weaponsmith- 8 minutes of jail time if witnessed
2.6.1. All players may sell their weapons to a player that is a weaponsmith.
2.7. Contempt of court, as ordered by a judge- Jail time is decided at the Judge’s pleasure.
2.8. Impersonation of a police officer by wearing any article of police clothing- 3 minutes per article of police clothing.

Section 3: Warrantable Offenses
3.1. Murder of any player that is not in self-defense (non-KOS).
3.2. Assault of a player that is not in self-defense (non-KOS).
3.3. Evading an arrest.
3.4. Weapons trafficking (more than 6 unlicensed and/or illegal weapons).
3.5. Robbing, raiding or kidnapping with a testimony from a living person who witnessed the act, as long as you warrant or arrest within 8 minutes.
3.6. Carrying more than 4 illegal items total in any combination, except for unlicensed weapons.
3.7. Having more than 5 outstanding tickets.
3.9. The possession of any vehicle declared illegal in section 6
3.9. Perjury, by provably lying in a court case

Section 4: Demotion
1. An officer may be demoted if any of the following conditions are met, but this is to be left to the interpretation of the person handling the demotion.
2. If an officer is falsely demoted, the person who issued the demotion may be demoted himself.
3. The reasons for demotion are:
3.1. Committing an infraction without a valid excuse,
3.2. Committing any felony,
3.3 Failing to comply with direct orders from an officer higher than them for example, if a higher officer orders you to respond to kidnapping you must respond to the kidnapping.
3.4. Failure to do your police duties in a professional manner,
3.5. Committing a false arrest,
3.6. Corruption, with valid evidence,
3.7. Selling of police cars to anybody who is not part of law enforcement,
3.8. Selling weapons as an officer (and the recipient of the deal isn't a weaponsmith),
3.9. Possession of explosives under the rank of Captain & Deputy
3.10. Opposition to trash items that are illegal
3.11 Being out of uniform completely without a Captain’s or Deputy's exception

Section 5: Illegal Weapons & items
Illegal weapons have been made illegal as they have no reason to be possessed by civilians and/or are used in raids. Illegal items are illegal for all players except those outlined in Section 2.1.1.
The current illegal weapons and items are:
5.1. Shotguns: Devil’s Bane, Chester, Bluntforce, Determinator, Vanguard, and Quadbarrel
5.2. Launchers: Rocket Launcher
5.3. LMG: Dragonfang, Nykorev, Hell’s fury, Rhino.
5.4. Rifles: Grizzly, Hecate, Olive Hecate, Rubicon, Ekho, Matamorez, Timberwolf.
5.5. Other: Desert Falcon, Monsieur, Shadowstalker, and any high-cal weapons.
5.6. Berries, Rails, Grenades of any kind, Raw explosives, Rockets, Missiles, Military knives, Stealy wheelies, Glue.

Section 6: Illegal Vehicles
Illegal vehicles have been made illegal as they are either used for police or have weapons that use high caliber ammunition
Police Vehicles
Police car
Police helicopter
Police launch
Armored police truck
Police motorcycle
Armed Vehicles(Such as Jet or Maelstrom)

Section 5: Search Warrants
Police Raids (Search Warrants): Players MAY DENY a search of their base by Police unless a search warrant is issued by the current Mayor

Jailing and bail:
Max jail is now set to 15 mins, and max bail is 1500 bamboo. Officers are to use their own discretion.
Division 4 (Special Crimes)
7.1. Contempt of Court
If a citizen is found to be disobeying a reasonable order from a Judge, they are in contempt of court. An Officer of the Law may arrest the citizen upon this order unless the Officer is giving evidence.
C-M: Judge may order a citation or an arrest on the citizen for contempt at their pleasure as well as how much time in jail 5-10 mins
7.2. Perjury
If a citizen is found to be lying whilst giving evidence under an oath, and indisputable evidence is provided that they are indeed lying, they are guilty of perjury.
M: Perjury is 10 minutes of jail time.

Section 3: Exemptions

1. Self Defence Exemptions
A citizen or Officer defending against an illegal threat, such as a robber in the act of robbery or a suspect in the act of attempting to kill or disobeying the orders of an Officer is not homicide.
Ex. Citizens killing a robber who is robbing another citizen is self-defense.
Ex. Killing a hitman while you have a hit is self-defense.

Procurement of Illegal Armaments Exemptions
All Officers can carry and use any firearm with a license(Including illegal weapons which do not always require a license).
Note: Common sense laws do exist, such as public discharge and reckless driving. These are all situation based and up to officer discretion. Do not abuse these situations

These are not subject to change

-Player and/or group bases are limited to a maximum of 2 stories high and dimensions of up to 3x3 within 100m of city limits/borders

-There must be a gap of approximately 2 floor-lengths between bases

----City limits/borders are determined by the location of prebuilt structures in the city's outskirts

----A range finder may be used to determine a player's base location in relation to city limits.

-Owners of buildings that fall outside of these restrictions must be given up to 24 hours to ensure their buildings are within legal limits. Failure to comply may result in the building being destroyed by Admins.

-Bases larger than 5x in each horizontal axis or taller than 3 stories within 100m of city limits may be destroyed on sight by admins without warning

-Bases larger than 5x in each horizontal axis or taller than 3 stories outside of city limits may be destroyed on sight by admins without warning

-Bases may be combined or exceed the maximum permitted size with administrator approval only. These exceptions are made for buildings located outside of city limits and permission is granted to groups that play a vital role in RP
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