City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 10
Chapter 10.07
Section 10.07.031

Title 10 Regulation of Activities

Division I. Penal Code

Chapter 10.07 Offenses Against Governmental Operation

Section 10.07.031 Definitions

The following definitions are applicable in this chapter unless the context otherwise requires:

  1. “Custody” means restraint pursuant to a lawful arrest or an order of a court, or any period of service on a work crew, provided that custody pursuant to chapter 13.32A RCW and chapter 13.34 RCW and RCW 74.13.020 and RCW 74.13.031 shall not be deemed custody for purposes of this chapter.
  1. “Detention facility” means any place used for the confinement of a person:
    1. arrested for, charged with or convicted of an offense; or
    1. charged with being or adjudicated to be a juvenile offender as defined in RCW 13.40.020 as now existing or hereafter amended; or
    1. held for extradition or as a material witness; or
    1. otherwise confined pursuant to an order of a court, except an order under chapter 13.32A RCW or chapter 13.34 RCW; or
    1. in any work release, furlough or other such facility or program.
  1. “Contraband” means any article or thing which a person confined in a detention facility is prohibited from obtaining or possessing by statute, rule, regulation or order of a court.


Date Passed: Monday, June 4, 2007

Effective Date: Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Recodification ORD C34041 Section 1