8.00.020 SEARCH WARRANTS
Search warrants issued by King County Superior Court are valid throughout the state. Search warrants issued by a district court are valid only in the county of issuance. Each warrant will have a time requirement for service included within.
Officers who need a search warrant for property in another county will obtain it through the appropriate court.
Use of telephonic search warrants will follow current practices dictated by the King County Prosecutor and/or current court ruling.
All reasonable efforts should be made to obtain the approval of a Prosecuting Attorney authorized to review and approve search warrants.