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Use of the copyright notice on this website is to inform the public that the Washington State Department of Corrections is the creator of the website and the author of original works presented on webpages and web services provided by the Department. All information presented on Department webpages or web services is considered public information and is intended for educational or research purposes, or to provide a public service to citizens.

The website displays or links to the original works of other entities. The Department does not claim copyright authorship of these works and credits the provider of the material(s) where appropriate.

Use of Original Works Presented by the Department

Use of Department data, links, photos, images, text, audio, and video may be used provided the Washington State Department of Corrections is credited as the provider of the material. Use of appropriate byline credits is requested.

Commercial & Political Use is Prohibited

Commercial and political use of the Department's original works as presented on agency webpages and web services is prohibited. The restriction includes any commercial publication of material and any use in a political or lobbying effort for any person, party, or ballot measure.

Lists of individuals and/or directory information (including address, phone or email) that may be presented on Department webpages and web services are public records and may not be used for commercial purposes (RCW 42.56.070(9) ).