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Healthy and Safe Communities

Last Updated: 10/13/2021

Enforce the law

Strategy: Enforce the law

Agency: 225 - Washington State Patrol

A001 - Aerial Highway Traffic Enforcement

Pilots in the Aviation Section provide a rapid air response to citizen reports of possible drunk drivers and conduct proactive aerial traffic enforcement patrols to locate, track, and coordinate the apprehension of impaired, reckless, and aggressive drivers in support of Target Zero goals. Pilots also provide assistance to agency staff and local jurisdictions with drug enforcement, search and rescue, homeland security, natural disasters, and aerial surveillance. The section facilitates the transport of donor organs and blood supplies in medical emergencies. The section also provides air transportation for the Governor and the Lieutenant Governor.

Operating

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTE 14.5 14.5 14.5
081 - State Patrol Highway Account
State 2,241,000 2,275,000 4,516,000
471 - State Patrol N Air Rev Account
Non-Appropriated 701,000 706,000 1,407,000

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
001 - General Fund
State 700,000 743,000 1,443,000
FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTES 14.5 14.5 14.5
GFS 700,000.0 743,000.0 1,443,000.0
Other 2,942,000.0 2,981,000.0 5,923,000.0
Totals 3,642,000.0 3,724,000.0 7,366,000.0

001982 - Number of speed-involved fatal collisions on state routes and interstates

Number of speed-involved fatal collisions on state routes and interstates
Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A1 0 0
2017-19 A2 34 21
2017-19 A3 34 19
2019-21 A2 26 38
2019-21 A3 33 41
2021-23 A2 0 19
2021-23 A3 0 18

A002 - Agency Administration

Agency Administration provides the services that support effective direction and management of the agency. These services include overall management and leadership, strategic policy development and research, risk management and government relations. It also includes the core services of human resources, training, facility and fleet management, purchasing/inventory, budgeting, accounting, contracting and information technology support. Administration costs are supported by all programs and fund sources, through a combination of direct appropriation and indirect charges and represent those management activities that guide the entire agency in achieving its public safety mission.

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTE 98.4 109.2 103.8
001 - General Fund
State 14,972,000 16,007,000 30,979,000
Federal 4,775,000 3,040,000 7,815,000
Local 1,100,000 869,000 1,969,000
001 - General Fund Totals 20,847,000 19,916,000 40,763,000
02K - Death Investigations Account
State 217,000 170,000 387,000
03L - County Criminal Justice Assistance
State 18,000 18,000 36,000
086 - Fire Service Training Account
State 295,000 285,000 580,000
141 - Federal Seizure Account
Non-Appropriated 245,000 245,000 490,000
210 - Fire Protection Contractor License
Non-Appropriated 39,000 35,000 74,000
225 - Fingerprint Identification Account
State 251,000 251,000 502,000
23P - Model Toxics Control Operating Acct
State 1,000 1,000 2,000
24T - State Firearms Bkgrd Check Sys Acct
Non-Appropriated 830,000 2,429,000 3,259,000
315 - Dedicated Marijuana Acct
State 630,000 630,000 1,260,000
515 - DNA Data Base Account
Non-Appropriated 1,000 1,000 2,000

Operating

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTE 296.3 294.9 295.6
081 - State Patrol Highway Account
State 52,175,000 58,351,000 110,526,000
Federal 789,000 700,000 1,489,000
Local 646,000 650,000 1,296,000
081 - State Patrol Highway Account Totals 53,610,000 59,701,000 113,311,000
106 - Highway Safety Account
State 56,000 61,000 117,000
218 - Multimodal Transportation Account
State 143,000 145,000 288,000
FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTES 394.7 404.1 399.4
GFS 14,972,000.0 16,007,000.0 30,979,000.0
Other 62,211,000.0 67,881,000.0 130,092,000.0
Totals 77,183,000.0 83,888,000.0 161,071,000.0
Expected Results

Provide management services and administrative support to: 1. Make Washington roadways safe for the efficient transit of people and goods. 2. Enhance fire safety and emergency response in the state of Washington. 3. Leverage technology to improve business processes, systems, and statewide emergency communications interoperability. 4. Provide critical tools and resources to foster an innovative, knowledgeable, and diverse workforce. 5. Improve core business processes and systems for increased accountability of public safety programs. 6. Expand the agency’s ability to meet the need for vital forensic and criminal justice services statewide.

A003 - Collision Records

The Collision Records Section is the repository for statewide officer and civilian collision reports, compiling statistical data for the Washington State departments of Transportation and Licensing. The section provides copies of the Police Traffic Collision Report and the Vehicle Collision Report to eligible persons, upon application and submission of a non-refundable fee to process the application.

Operating

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTE 9.0 9.0 9.0
081 - State Patrol Highway Account
State 913,000 940,000 1,853,000
FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTES 9.0 9.0 9.0
GFS
Other 913,000.0 940,000.0 1,853,000.0
Totals 913,000.0 940,000.0 1,853,000.0
Expected Results

Make Washington roadways safe for the efficient transit of people and goods by collecting collision record information and providing data necessary to analyze crash factors.

A004 - Commercial Vehicle Safety Enforcement

This activity includes the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Section, Motor Carrier Safety Assistance and New Entrants Programs, School Bus Inspection Program, Compliance and Review Section, Tow Truck Inspection Unit, and Equipment and Standards Review. These programs promote the safe travel of commercial vehicles and school buses on Washington State highways through education, technical assistance, and enforcement activities. This activity also includes participation on the Fuel Tax Evasion Task Force, which works to educate the public and industry on the fuel tax laws; investigates suspected fuel tax evasion; and pursues prosecution of fuel tax evaders.

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTE 1.5 1.4 1.5
001 - General Fund
State 139,000 207,000 346,000

Operating

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTE 252.5 252.6 252.6
081 - State Patrol Highway Account
State 25,597,000 26,177,000 51,774,000
Federal 6,863,000 6,082,000 12,945,000
081 - State Patrol Highway Account Totals 32,460,000 32,259,000 64,719,000
FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTES 254.0 254.0 254.0
GFS 139,000.0 207,000.0 346,000.0
Other 32,460,000.0 32,259,000.0 64,719,000.0
Totals 32,599,000.0 32,466,000.0 65,065,000.0

000938 - Reduce the Number of commercial-motor-vehicle-caused collisions

Reduce the number of commercial-motor-vehicle caused collisions.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A1 0 0
2017-19 A2 0 0
2017-19 A3 2,126 3,000
2019-21 A2 2,240 2,600
2019-21 A3 2,001 2,600
2021-23 A2 0 2,500
2021-23 A3 0 2,500

A005 - Crime Laboratory

The Washington State Patrol Crime Laboratory Division operates full-service crime laboratories in Seattle, Tacoma, Marysville, Spokane, Vancouver, and limited-service crime laboratories in Kennewick, Tumwater and the Combined DNA Index System (CODIS) Laboratory in Seattle. The laboratories provide forensic services for criminal justice agencies within the state and are accredited through the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors (ASCLD). Forensic laboratory services include biochemistry of body fluids; examination of firearms/toolmarks; microanalysis of trace evidence; analysis of physical evidence; chemical analysis of evidence and controlled substances; examination of questioned documents; latent fingerprint identification; crime scene assistance; clandestine laboratory assistance; and training for criminal justice agencies.

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTE 161.7 161.7 161.7
001 - General Fund
State 22,325,000 23,434,000 45,759,000
Federal 1,920,000 1,909,000 3,829,000
Local 294,000 294,000 588,000
001 - General Fund Totals 24,539,000 25,637,000 50,176,000
02K - Death Investigations Account
State 943,000 698,000 1,641,000
03L - County Criminal Justice Assistance
State 1,558,000 2,176,000 3,734,000
03M - Municipal Criminal Justice Assist
State 697,000 968,000 1,665,000
141 - Federal Seizure Account
Non-Appropriated 303,000 42,000 345,000
21C - Washington Sexual Assault Kit Acct
Non-Appropriated 1,243,000 1,243,000 2,486,000
515 - DNA Data Base Account
Non-Appropriated 571,000 579,000 1,150,000
FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTES 161.7 161.7 161.7
GFS 22,325,000.0 23,434,000.0 45,759,000.0
Other 7,529,000.0 7,909,000.0 15,438,000.0
Totals 29,854,000.0 31,343,000.0 61,197,000.0

001337 - Median turnaround time of Crime Laboratory Division casework

We derived these estimates from compilations of 4 major CLD service disciplines, and then factored-in anticipated changes in the coming years. The 4 major service disciplines are DNA (STR casework), Firearms, Crime Scene Response, and Chemistry (Controlled substances, excluding THC quantitation for Marijuana).
Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A1 0 0
2017-19 A2 0 0
2017-19 A3 166 83
2019-21 A2 99 115
2019-21 A3 77 95
2021-23 A2 0 0
2021-23 A3 0 0

A006 - Criminal Records Management

This activity includes the management and operation of the statewide law enforcement telecommunications system, A Central Computerized Enforcement Service System (ACCESS), and the Washington Crime Information Center (WACIC). ACCESS provides telecommunications linkage to law enforcement, criminal justice agencies, and associated state databases. It allows contact with agencies nationwide through the National Law Enforcement Telecommunications System and access to National Crime Information Center files. The WACIC is a computerized database of stolen property, wanted persons, missing persons, and other information of interest to law enforcement officers and criminal justice agencies throughout the state. The Identification and Criminal History Section is the repository for statewide fingerprint-based criminal history record information and sex/kidnapping offender registration. Other services include technical fingerprint assistance and help in identifying unknown persons.

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTE 83.0 87.0 85.0
001 - General Fund
State 3,493,000 3,678,000 7,171,000
Federal 645,000 641,000 1,286,000
001 - General Fund Totals 4,138,000 4,319,000 8,457,000
225 - Fingerprint Identification Account
State 7,260,000 4,923,000 12,183,000
24T - State Firearms Bkgrd Check Sys Acct
Non-Appropriated 2,508,000 7,352,000 9,860,000

Operating

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTE 2.0 1.9 2.0
081 - State Patrol Highway Account
State 251,000 204,000 455,000
FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTES 85.0 88.9 87.0
GFS 3,493,000.0 3,678,000.0 7,171,000.0
Other 10,664,000.0 13,120,000.0 23,784,000.0
Totals 14,157,000.0 16,798,000.0 30,955,000.0
Expected Results

Expand the agency’s ability to meet the need for vital forensic and criminal justice services statewide by making available complete, accurate, and timely information on persons required by statute to have background checks, suspects and offenders, and missing/unidentified persons.

A007 - Executive Protection

This activity provides security for the Governor, the Governor's family, and under limited circumstances, the Lieutenant Governor. Executive Protection personnel also provide law enforcement and visitor security services at the Capitol Campus. Executive Services Section staff also provide protection and services for the Department of Labor and Industries.

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTE 21.7 21.7 21.7
001 - General Fund
State 3,006,000 2,915,000 5,921,000
FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTES 21.7 21.7 21.7
GFS 3,006,000.0 2,915,000.0 5,921,000.0
Other
Totals 3,006,000.0 2,915,000.0 5,921,000.0
Expected Results

Enhance emergency response in the state of Washington by providing protection to the Governor, the Governor's family, and the Lieutenant Governor, along with security services at the Governor’s mansion and Capitol Campus.

A008 - Fire Protection Services

This activity includes administration of the Fire Protection Bureau and the All Risk Mobilization program. Per statute, the Fire Protection Bureau has the critical responsibility to prevent the loss of life and property for the citizens across the state. Primary activities include providing critical response resources to local jurisdictions facing extraordinary emergency incidents such as wildland fires; developing, managing and updating the Mobilization Plan (Plan); and implementing the Plan during large scale emergencies. Implementing the Plan includes receiving, reviewing and authorizing requests for mobilization, coordinating the dispatch of resources, tracking the use of resources for payments, making the payments, and auditing the payments to ensure all funds were used appropriately. Plan implementation also requires selected personnel to be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTE 8.0 8.0 8.0
001 - General Fund
State 576,000 624,000 1,200,000
05H - Disaster Response Account
State 4,100,000 4,400,000 8,500,000
086 - Fire Service Training Account
State 414,000 340,000 754,000
210 - Fire Protection Contractor License
Non-Appropriated 30,000 56,000 86,000
FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTES 8.0 8.0 8.0
GFS 576,000.0 624,000.0 1,200,000.0
Other 4,544,000.0 4,796,000.0 9,340,000.0
Totals 5,120,000.0 5,420,000.0 10,540,000.0
Expected Results

Enhance fire safety and emergency response in the state of Washington by providing educational and enforcement programs to ensure compliance with fire safety standards and regulations.

A009 - Highway Traffic Enforcement and Emergency Operations

Highway Traffic Enforcement includes field force commissioned officers who patrol state highways in eight districts across Washington State. Troopers are responsible for enforcing traffic laws, investigating collisions, assisting motorists, and providing a safe motoring environment on over 17,500 miles of state highway. This activity also includes oversight of the Aviation Section, Canine Unit, Explosives Unit and the Washington State Patrol Honor Guard.

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTE 19.8 21.0 20.4
001 - General Fund
State 3,272,000 2,858,000 6,130,000
04V - Vehicle License Fraud Account
State 62,000 57,000 119,000

Operating

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTE 1,003.9 1,001.8 1,002.9
081 - State Patrol Highway Account
State 132,135,000 136,006,000 268,141,000
Federal 214,000 188,000 402,000
Local 259,000 260,000 519,000
081 - State Patrol Highway Account Totals 132,608,000 136,454,000 269,062,000
106 - Highway Safety Account
State 75,000 78,000 153,000
14V - Ignition Interlock Device Revolving
State 2,239,000 2,304,000 4,543,000
16J - SR #520 Corridor Account
State 216,000 217,000 433,000
511 - Tacoma Narrows Toll Bridge Account
State 38,000 39,000 77,000
595 - I-405 and SR-167 Express Toll Lanes
State 674,000 674,000 1,348,000
FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTES 1,023.7 1,022.8 1,023.3
GFS 3,272,000.0 2,858,000.0 6,130,000.0
Other 135,912,000.0 139,823,000.0 275,735,000.0
Totals 139,184,000.0 142,681,000.0 281,865,000.0

001014 - Number of fatal collisions on state routes and interstates

Number of fatal collisions on state routes and interstates
Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A1 0 0
2017-19 A2 0 0
2017-19 A3 231 121
2019-21 A2 189 252
2019-21 A3 213 266
2021-23 A2 0 208
2021-23 A3 0 212

001982 - Number of speed-involved fatal collisions on state routes and interstates

Number of speed-involved fatal collisions on state routes and interstates
Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A1 0 0
2017-19 A2 0 0
2017-19 A3 34 19
2019-21 A2 26 38
2019-21 A3 33 41
2021-23 A2 0 19
2021-23 A3 0 18

001983 - Number of DUI or drugs involved fatal collisions on state routes and interstates

Number of DUI or drugs involved fatal collisions on state routes and interstates.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A1 0 0
2017-19 A2 0 0
2017-19 A3 19 18
2019-21 A2 32 42
2019-21 A3 33 45
2021-23 A2 0 24
2021-23 A3 0 18

A010 - Impaired Driving

The Impaired Driving activity includes the Breath Test and Drug Evaluation and Classification Programs of the Washington State Patrol. The Breath Test Program manages and maintains all evidentiary breath-testing instruments in the state and provides all re-certification training. The section provides statistical data and analysis related to driving under the influence (DUI) enforcement and provides expert witness testimony on the breath alcohol testing program. Drug recognition experts in the Drug Evaluation and Classification Program are trained to recognize the symptoms of intoxication for seven different categories of drugs, using a 12-step standardized process to identify drug impairment. The State Patrol provides specialized training in these skills to troopers and officers from local law enforcement agencies.

Operating

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTE 26.5 26.5 26.5
081 - State Patrol Highway Account
State 3,123,000 3,059,000 6,182,000
Local 14,000 14,000 28,000
081 - State Patrol Highway Account Totals 3,137,000 3,073,000 6,210,000
106 - Highway Safety Account
State 476,000 478,000 954,000
14V - Ignition Interlock Device Revolving
State 255,000 255,000 510,000
FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTES 26.5 26.5 26.5
GFS
Other 3,868,000.0 3,806,000.0 7,674,000.0
Totals 3,868,000.0 3,806,000.0 7,674,000.0

001983 - Number of DUI or drugs involved fatal collisions on state routes and interstates

Number of DUI or drugs involved fatal collisions on state routes and interstates.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A1 0 0
2017-19 A2 0 0
2017-19 A3 19 18
2019-21 A2 32 42
2019-21 A3 33 45
2021-23 A2 0 24
2021-23 A3 0 18

A011 - Investigative Assistance for Criminal Enforcement

The Investigative Assistance Division provides investigative coordination, support, and training that fosters a collaborative response to criminal activity in Washington State. The Narcotics Section provides ongoing drug investigation training for the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission and local clandestine laboratory teams, monitoring the progress of federally-funded task forces throughout the state. The Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT) responds to tactical incidents and clandestine drug labs with highly trained personnel who execute search warrants, arrest suspects, and process evidence for criminal prosecution. The Criminal Intelligence Unit (CIU) provides assistance to criminal justice agencies with complex criminal investigations, as well as training to troopers, sergeants, and local law enforcement agencies on gang enforcement and trends. The Computer Forensics Unit provides technical support and training to criminal justice agencies, and recovers relevant evidence that may exist on computer hard drives and other storage media for use in related criminal and internal investigations.

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTE 50.2 50.2 50.2
001 - General Fund
State 3,066,000 3,077,000 6,143,000
Federal 1,599,000 1,590,000 3,189,000
Local 52,000 53,000 105,000
001 - General Fund Totals 4,717,000 4,720,000 9,437,000
226 - State Seizure Account
Non-Appropriated 710,000 120,000 830,000
315 - Dedicated Marijuana Acct
State 1,797,000 1,797,000 3,594,000
FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTES 50.2 50.2 50.2
GFS 3,066,000.0 3,077,000.0 6,143,000.0
Other 4,158,000.0 3,560,000.0 7,718,000.0
Totals 7,224,000.0 6,637,000.0 13,861,000.0
Expected Results

Expand the agency’s ability to meet the need for vital forensic and criminal justice services statewide by providing investigative services, technical support, and training to the Washington State Patrol, law enforcement agencies, other agencies, and community groups.

A012 - Missing Children Recovery

This activity includes the management and operation of the Missing and Exploited Children Task Force, a multi-agency task force that assists law enforcement, state and federal agencies, and custodial parents or guardians by conducting investigations on missing, abducted, and exploited children through referrals, on-site assistance, case management, and training. The Missing Children Clearinghouse coordinates the exchange of information among law enforcement agencies, citizens, schools, the Department of Social and Health Services, and other interested groups regarding the location and return of missing children. The Missing and Unidentified Persons Unit maintains dental data and other descriptive data on persons reported missing for longer than 30 days and unidentified human remains.

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTE 18.0 18.0 18.0
001 - General Fund
State 2,328,000 2,653,000 4,981,000
Local 66,000 66,000 132,000
001 - General Fund Totals 2,394,000 2,719,000 5,113,000
20E - WA Internet Crimes Children
State 683,000 317,000 1,000,000
FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTES 18.0 18.0 18.0
GFS 2,328,000.0 2,653,000.0 4,981,000.0
Other 749,000.0 383,000.0 1,132,000.0
Totals 3,077,000.0 3,036,000.0 6,113,000.0
Expected Results

Expand the agency’s ability to meet the need for vital forensic and criminal justice services statewide by coordinating the exchange of information among various entities regarding the location and return of missing children, and by assisting law enforcement and other agencies with missing, abducted, and exploited children cases.

A013 - Specialized Outreach Fire Services

This activity is directed by statute to provide critical fire and life safety programs to prevent the loss of life and property. Activities include delivery of regular and specialized fire service training and certification at the state Fire Training Academy in North Bend as well as training sites across the state. Funding is provided to local jurisdictions to assist with the cost of basic firefighter training. Additional activities include licensing and certifying the fire sprinkler, fireworks and cigarette industries, and conducting appropriate enforcement action; conducting life safety inspections of hospitals, nursing homes, group homes, boarding homes, and child daycare centers; and providing hazardous materials response training and technical assistance to the public and other state agencies.

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTE 38.6 38.9 38.8
001 - General Fund
State 986,000 987,000 1,973,000
Federal 143,000 143,000 286,000
001 - General Fund Totals 1,129,000 1,130,000 2,259,000
03P - Fire Service Trust Account
State 66,000 65,000 131,000
086 - Fire Service Training Account
State 5,543,000 5,524,000 11,067,000
14W - Reduced Cigarette Ignition Acct.
Non-Appropriated 95,000 95,000 190,000
210 - Fire Protection Contractor License
Non-Appropriated 809,000 754,000 1,563,000
23P - Model Toxics Control Operating Acct
State 288,000 291,000 579,000

Operating

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTE 1.1 1.1 1.1
081 - State Patrol Highway Account
State 112,000 112,000 224,000
Local 107,000 108,000 215,000
081 - State Patrol Highway Account Totals 219,000 220,000 439,000
FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTES 39.7 40.0 39.9
GFS 986,000.0 987,000.0 1,973,000.0
Other 7,163,000.0 7,092,000.0 14,255,000.0
Totals 8,149,000.0 8,079,000.0 16,228,000.0
Expected Results

Enhance fire safety and emergency response in the state of Washington by providing fire and emergency mobilization training to local communities, state agencies, industry, and other public safety agencies.

A014 - Toxicology Laboratory

The Washington State Toxicology Laboratory performs drug and alcohol testing for all coroners, medical examiners, police agencies, prosecuting attorneys, and the Liquor Control Board. The laboratory receives over 8,000 cases each year, of which approximately half are police cases involving driving under the influence (DUI), sexual assaults, and death investigations. The other half is coroner/medical examiner casework that supports counties. Each toxicologist tests about 1,000 samples each year and spends one to two days each week in court testifying in DUI-related cases.

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTE 21.4 28.6 25.0
001 - General Fund
State 3,166,000 1,365,000 4,531,000
02K - Death Investigations Account
State 2,812,000 3,318,000 6,130,000

Operating

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTE 9.6 10.4 10.0
081 - State Patrol Highway Account
State 2,905,000 1,785,000 4,690,000
FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTES 31.0 39.0 35.0
GFS 3,166,000.0 1,365,000.0 4,531,000.0
Other 5,717,000.0 5,103,000.0 10,820,000.0
Totals 8,883,000.0 6,468,000.0 15,351,000.0

000956 - Median age in days of toxicology casework turnaround time

Median turnaround time of Toxicology Laboratory Division casework.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A1 0 0
2017-19 A2 75 25
2017-19 A3 0 0
2019-21 A2 203 100
2019-21 A3 201 80
2021-23 A2 0 120
2021-23 A3 0 90

A015 - Traffic and Auto Theft Investigation

The Criminal Investigation Division conducts investigations into vehicular homicides, vehicular assaults, felony hit-and-run, auto thefts, crimes on the Capitol Campus, and threats against elected officials. It provides investigative follow-up to all felony crimes discovered by uniformed line troopers, allowing troopers to return to their primary traffic enforcement duties. The Washington State Patrol Crime Scene Response Team is a joint effort of the Crime Laboratory Division, the Criminal Investigation Division, and the Identification Section, providing comprehensive investigative services at crime scenes at the request of any law enforcement agency in the state.

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTE 14.3 13.5 13.9
001 - General Fund
State 1,511,000 1,429,000 2,940,000
Federal 25,000 25,000 50,000
Local 148,000 149,000 297,000
001 - General Fund Totals 1,684,000 1,603,000 3,287,000
03L - County Criminal Justice Assistance
State 412,000 407,000 819,000

Operating

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTE 56.7 57.5 57.1
081 - State Patrol Highway Account
State 8,771,000 9,072,000 17,843,000
Local 10,000 10,000 20,000
081 - State Patrol Highway Account Totals 8,781,000 9,082,000 17,863,000
FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTES 71.0 71.0 71.0
GFS 1,511,000.0 1,429,000.0 2,940,000.0
Other 9,366,000.0 9,663,000.0 19,029,000.0
Totals 10,877,000.0 11,092,000.0 21,969,000.0
Expected Results

Make Washington roadways safe for the efficient transit of people and goods by providing collision and criminal investigative services to State Patrol line personnel and other criminal justice agencies.

A016 - Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) Inspection

Staff in the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) Section conduct physical inspections on vehicles that have been rebuilt after being destroyed or declared a total loss by an insurance company. The section also performs physical inspections as required on vehicles reported stolen, homemade vehicles, vehicles without a proper VIN, or in any VIN discrepancy.

Operating

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTE 18.0 18.0 18.0
081 - State Patrol Highway Account
State 1,573,000 1,615,000 3,188,000
FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTES 18.0 18.0 18.0
GFS
Other 1,573,000.0 1,615,000.0 3,188,000.0
Totals 1,573,000.0 1,615,000.0 3,188,000.0
Expected Results

Make Washington roadways safe for the efficient transit of people and goods by performing physical inspections on vehicles that have been rebuilt and other required vehicles to ensure the VIN matches documentation presented to the inspector and the Department of Licensing during a title transaction.

A017 - Transportation Budget Capital Projects

The State Patrol operates facilities that are constructed and maintained with funds appropriated from the Transportation Budget. These facilities include district and detachment offices, commercial vehicle weighing and inspection stations, communications centers, microwave and radio tower sites, and a training facility.

Capital

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
081 - State Patrol Highway Account
State 2,096,000 2,100,000 4,196,000
FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTES
GFS
Other 2,096,000.0 2,100,000.0 4,196,000.0
Totals 2,096,000.0 2,100,000.0 4,196,000.0
Expected Results

Maintain and construct transportation-related facilities including district and detachment offices, commercial vehicle weigh stations, and communications sites.

A018 - Homeland Security

The Homeland Security Division provides enhanced security for state ferries and terminals in Washington. A security plan was developed by the Department of Transportation (WSDOT) to comply with the U.S. Coast Guard Security Level 1 and 2 regulatory requirements. In order to meet concerns associated with possible terrorist activities on state ferries and to comply with the WSDOT security plan, the WSP deploys explosive detection canine and handler teams and provides electronic surveillance of public access areas in vessels and terminals.

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTE 8.5 8.2 8.4
001 - General Fund
State 1,133,000 1,292,000 2,425,000
Federal 140,000 139,000 279,000
001 - General Fund Totals 1,273,000 1,431,000 2,704,000

Operating

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTE 69.5 69.8 69.7
081 - State Patrol Highway Account
State 10,681,000 10,740,000 21,421,000
Federal 700,000 621,000 1,321,000
Local 1,091,000 1,098,000 2,189,000
081 - State Patrol Highway Account Totals 12,472,000 12,459,000 24,931,000
FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTES 78.0 78.0 78.0
GFS 1,133,000.0 1,292,000.0 2,425,000.0
Other 12,612,000.0 12,598,000.0 25,210,000.0
Totals 13,745,000.0 13,890,000.0 27,635,000.0
Expected Results

Make Washington roadways safe for the efficient transit of people and goods by providing enhanced security for state ferries and terminals across the Washington State Ferry System.

A019 - Communications

The Communications Division operates a 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year statewide emergency communications system. There are eight communication centers throughout the state. The division provides emergency dispatch services for the Washington State Patrol and 18 other State, Federal, and Tribal agencies on a contract basis including Department of Fish and Wildlife, Liquor Control Board, State Parks and the U.S. Marshal.

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTE 3.0 3.8 3.4
001 - General Fund
State 453,000 488,000 941,000

Operating

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTE 166.6 165.8 166.2
081 - State Patrol Highway Account
State 15,210,000 15,066,000 30,276,000
FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTES 169.6 169.6 169.6
GFS 453,000.0 488,000.0 941,000.0
Other 15,210,000.0 15,066,000.0 30,276,000.0
Totals 15,663,000.0 15,554,000.0 31,217,000.0
Expected Results

Enhance emergency response capabilities to all hazards in the state of Washington.