Domestic violence/gun background checks

Vanessa Nason filed this request with the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs of Washington.


From: Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs

Hello Vanessa

The attached was mailed last week.

Let me know if I can help with anything else.


Kim Goodman
Chief of Staff
WA Assn of Sheriffs & Police Chiefs
3060 Willamette Drive NE
Lacey WA 98516
phone 360.486.2380
fax 360.486.2381<>

"There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind" - CS Lewis

From: Vanessa Nason

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to RCW Ch. 42.56 (Public Records Act), I hereby request the following records:

-Amount of people that have failed a background check when attempting to purchase a firearm due to a domestic violence arrest from July 23, 2017 to the date this request is processed. I understand all personal-identifying information will be redacted.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.


Vanessa Nason