Beginning on Friday, July 2nd, troopers from California, Oregon, and Washington will launch a coordinated education and enforcement effort focused on speeding drivers, aimed at making the 1,381 miles of I-5 safer for all summer travelers.
Washington State Patrol Troopers and Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officers will participate in the National Secure Your Load Day on Monday, June 7th, by conducting traffic stops and inspections on vehicles to ensure that all cargo is safely secured.
In a time of economic uncertainty, unpredictable layoffs, record unemployment, and Covid-impacted shifts in career planning, Washington State Patrol will be hiring 60 new Trooper Cadets and 24 Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officers in the next six months and invites interested individuals to apply.
The Washington State Patrol confirmed there was a second shooter at the armed clash between opposing political groups on Saturday, December 12th. They seek the public's help in identifying the second shooter.
Washington State Patrol troopers are tracking down a known criminal enterprise where people beg for money in exchange for gold jewelry. They ask anyone with information about these incidents to come forward.
The Washington State Patrol will conduct a statewide “Slow Down, Move Over” emphasis from Friday, August 23rd, through Sunday, August 25th, to help troopers, roadway workers, emergency responders, and citizens stay safe.
Washington State high school juniors and seniors with an interest in law enforcement as a career will have an opportunity to spend a week this summer learning about the roles and job opportunities within law enforcement. The application deadline is May 10th.
The Washington State Legislature recently authorized funds to reimburse bump stock owners $150 for each one turned in, but the offer ends on Tuesday, March 26th, when the federal law that bans them takes effect.
From Friday, July 28th, to Sunday, July 30th, there will be extra Washington State Patrol Troopers on the roadway, as well as our aviation unit in the sky, looking for unsafe, speeding, aggressive and impaired motorcyclists.
First it was Left-Lane Campers and now the Washington State Patrol will focus on speeders to keep everyone safe. Additional Troopers will be on duty to catch speeders from Friday to Sunday, June 23rd to 25th.