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Glossary Terms for Policy 440.000

Contraband
Includes illegal items, explosives, deadly weapons, alcoholic beverages, drugs, tobacco products, controlled substances, and any item that is controlled, limited, or prohibited on the grounds or within the secure perimeter of a correctional facility as defined by Department and facility policy.
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Illegal Items
Items which are unlawful for any person to possess within the community as defined by the laws of the state of Washington; controlled substances, or any weapon, firearm, or any instrument which, if used, could produce serious bodily injury to another.
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Offender's Expense
The offender must have the funds in his/her facility account and must pay for the goods or services prior to receiving them. Except as authorized by law or policy, the credit of the state shall not be given or loaned to an offender.
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Sacred Item
An item that is greatly revered by a particular religious/cultural tradition as intrinsicly connected to the supernatural or divinity. For this reason, restricted handling is required.
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