Your safety is our profession

Washington State Patrol sergeants and troopers patrol the interstates and state routes of Washington State to serve and contribute to your safety.

Service with humility

Sergeants and troopers patrol over 17,000 miles of Washington State highways to keep you safe and help you arrive at your destination.

Prevention of collisions

Sergeants and troopers enforce laws to prevent property damage and injuries.

Crime prevention

We always have our eyes open for those seeking to bring harm to citizens.

wspta_trans_250x187WSPTA Mission Statement

The objectives of this Association shall be to negotiate and administer a collective bargaining agreement between it and the State of Washington, to work for the betterment of the hours, working conditions of its members, and to engage in such activities as are necessary to fulfill such purposes.

Any commissioned employee of the Washington State Patrol below the rank of RCW Lieutenant shall be entitled to active membership in this organization. This includes Troopers, Detectives, and Sergeants throughout the State of Washington.

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Vote No on I-1639

WSPTA Opposes I-1639 Given the Washington State Supreme Court’s recent decision to overturn the previous lower court ruling on Initiative I-1639, it will again be headed to the voters on the November ballot. This decision clears the way for a statewide vote on a sweeping gun control legislation. The initiative…

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Troopers Oppose I-940

If the intent of I-940 is reduce violent interactions between the public and law enforcement it’s simply not going to work for several reasons. First, this initiative fails to provide any funding or resources to improve training. It is anticipated that these requirements will cost millions of dollars to implement.…

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Coalition For a Safer Washington

Our vision: To tell the story of deputies and police officers, men and women, mothers, fathers, brothers and sisters, and the extraordinary and routine things they do on a 24/7, 365 days a year basis. How these people improve the lives of people they come into contact with, and the…

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Political Candidate Questionnaire

If you are seeking an endorsement and/or contribution from the Washington State Patrol Troopers Association for a state Legislative, Executive, or Judicial office please complete the Candidate Questionnaire and forward the completed form to the Washington State Patrol Troopers Association at 200 Union Avenue SE, Suite 200, Olympia, WA 98501.…

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Annual Jim Saunders Golf Tournament

The 17th Annual Jim Saunders Golf Tournament will be held at the Highlander Golf Club in Wenatchee on July 12, 2019. Money that is earned is given to the The Behind the Badge Foundation. This money comes from sponsors, live & silent auctions, and the raffle. Thank you to all…

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Support the Hanger Family

On August 6, 2015, the Washington State Patrol (WSP) lost one of our own. Detective Brent L. Hanger, suffered from a medical episode while following up on a tip regarding a marijuana grow in Yakima County. Detective Hanger was hired by the WSP on July 9, 1998, and commissioned on…

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Donation Solicitation Warning

The WSPTA is currently NOT conducting residential fundraising. Any phone calls or solicitations made to your home will not be from the WSPTA and should be considered fraudulent if the callers represent themselves as representing the WSPTA. However, if you are a business and received a call from the Trooper…

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