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…read more
WSPTA 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.
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.…read more
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…read more
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.…read more
The 16th Annual Jim Saunders Golf Tournament will be held at the Highlander Golf Club in Wenatchee on July 13, 2018. 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…read more
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…read more
Advertisers in the Washington Trooper Magazine has helped support the following organizations whom WSPTA members have been actively involved with over the last two years. Their advertisements in the Washington Trooper Magazine also helps support the WSPTA scholarship program. Organizations Benefiting From The Advertisers Supportread more
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…read more