Type Complaint Opinion 
Date 5/22/2007 
Number 07-02 
Topic Special privileges - use of office 
Respondent Pam Roach 
Question/Complaint
Complaint alleges Respondent use her position as a state officer to secure special privileges from the Department of Corrections on behalf of her son.
Summary
RCW 42.52.070 prohibits a state officer or employee from using their position to secure special privileges or exemptions for themselves or others except within the scope of their employment.  Respondent's son apparently was placed in Respondent's home by Dept./Corrections absent a complete home inspection and allegedly released from DOC facility earlier than he was entitled.  Complaint alleges Respondent used her office to obtain these results.  Board found no evidence to support reasonable cause to believe Respondent  violated the statute.  Dismissed for lack of reasonable cause.
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