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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 creates a new...
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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. With many...
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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 importance of having someone who...
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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. If you are...
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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 March 1, 1999. He graduated with...
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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 Magazine (Brent Wyatt West out of...
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