Other Risk Reduction Reimbursements


OVERVIEW

The WCRP's Risk Reduction Program was established to provide special financial resources to member counties for funding projects and purchases that will help reduce or eliminate property and liability risks. Each WCRP member county can receive up to $5,000 per year to use in a variety of different ways (not intended as supplemental funding of other WCRP programs). The process is simple, and the results will be less claims and lower costs!

Risk Reduction funding can be used for an entire purchase, or as "seed money" to be put toward the total funding cost of a specific project or purchase. Approved requests will be reimbursed after the purchase has been implemented or the project has started. Counties can submit as many requests as needed (up to the $5,000 limit) during the fiscal year.

TARGETED RISK MANAGEMENT FOCUS

While each member can receive up to $5,000 annually for one, or multiple, projects or purchases, only $3,000 of that amount can be spent on projects or purchases that are not directly related to the WCRP's current Targeted Risk Management focus. The other $2,000 must be spent on projects/purchases that relate directly to the Pool's Targeted Risk Management (TRM) focus. Of course, counties can receive more than the $2,000 for a project/purchase that focuses on TRM (up to the $5,000 limit), but projects/purchases that are not directly related to the Targeted Risk Management focus have a cap of $3,000.

FY2023-24 Targeted Risk Management Focus includes:

  • Severity:
    1. Law Enforcement Civil Rights
    2. Leadership Roles in Law Enforcement Administration
  • Frequency:
    1. Road Maintenance
    2. Vehicle Operations
  • Proactive:
    1. Law Enforcement Legislation
    2. Corrections (focus on intake/classification & contraband)

REIMBURSEMENT REQUEST PROCESS

  • Complete the Risk Reduction Reimbursement Request Form
  • Obtain and include an estimate, purchase order, or vendor invoice to accompany each application
  • Send the request and supporting documentation to your county Risk Manager
  • The county Risk Manager submits the request to MemberServices@wcrp.wa.gov
  • The request will be reviewed within 14 business days
  • WCRP will correspond with the county Risk Manager, to include questions and the final decision

Please Note: Future project/purchase requests may be approved with an estimate; in which case the county will need to wait for reimbursement until a vendor invoice or proof of payment is provided to the WCRP.


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Questions? Please contact us by emailing MemberServices@wcrp.wa.gov.


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