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Washington State Patrol

  Average Annual FTEs Near General Fund State Other Funds Total Funds
  (Dollars in Thousands)
Current Budget 2,469.1 111,675 631,620 743,295
2019-21 Maintenance Level 2,469.3 111,357 633,538 744,895
Difference from 2017-19 0.20 (318) 1,918 1,600
% Change from 2017-19 0.01% (0.3%) 0.30% 0.22%

2019-21 Policy Other Changes

Firearm Background Checks 1.0 400 0 400
Gun Violence Data Analyst 1.0 0 150 150
King County 911 Funding Replacement 0.0 32 975 1,007
Non-Field Force Funding Restoration 0.0 0 4,812 4,812
Toxicology Laboratory Staffing 4.0 3,597 1,828 5,425
2019-21 Policy Other Changes Total 6.0 4,029 7,765 11,794

2019-21 Policy Comp Changes

PERS & TRS Plan 1 Benefit Increase 0.0 8 23 31
2019-21 Policy Comp Changes Total 0.0 8 23 31

2019-21 Policy Central Services Changes

Archives/Records Management 0.0 2 8 10
Attorney General 0.0 7 30 37
DES Central Services 0.0 7 30 37
OFM Central Services 0.0 121 487 608
2019-21 Policy Central Services Changes Total 0.0 137 555 692
Total Policy Changes 6.0 4,174 8,343 12,517
2019-21 Policy Level 2,475.3 115,531 641,881 757,412
Difference from 2017-19 6.2 3,856 10,261 14,117
% Change from 2017-19 0.25% 3.5% 1.6% 1.9%

Policy Changes

Attorney General

Adjustments are made to reflect each agency's anticipated share of legal service charges from the Attorney General’s Office. (General Fund - State, State Patrol Highway Account - State)

DES Central Services

Adjustments are made to reflect each agency’s anticipated share of charges from the Department of Enterprise Services (DES) for campus rent, utilities, parking, and contracts; capital project surcharges; financing cost recovery; public and historic facilities; real estate services; risk management services; personnel service rates; the Perry Street child care center; small agency services; and the department’s enterprise applications. (General Fund - State, State Patrol Highway Account - State)

OFM Central Services

Adjustments are made to reflect each agency’s anticipated share of charges from the Office of Financial Management (OFM) for statewide financial applications, One Washington, and other OFM central services. (General Fund - State, State Patrol Highway Account - State)

Firearm Background Checks

Funding is provided for an implementation plan for a centralized firearm background check system to include a contract for a consultant to design the system and a project manager to design a plan for the Washington State Patrol to implement the system. (General Fund - State)

Gun Violence Data Analyst

Funds are provided for a data analyst to focus on higher level cartel and transnational organized crime, as well as gang and gun violence activities, to assist the multi-jurisdictional drug and gang task forces and marijuana task forces. The analyst will identify regional and local patterns and trends for gang and firearm activity that impact Washington state, assist law enforcement agencies with analytic case support, and coordinate information sharing among federal, state, local and tribal partners including fusion centers and private sector stakeholders. (Dedicated Marijuana Acct - State, General Fund - State)

King County 911 Funding Replacement

Funding is provided for communications officers to fill a King County E911 funding shortfall to maintain current operating levels. (General Fund - State, State Patrol Highway Account - State)

Non-Field Force Funding Restoration

Funding is provided to restore agency non-field force funding reduced in the 2019-21 transportation budget. Without this funding, the agency will have to reduce service levels in port of entry operations, auto theft prevention and recovery efforts, wrecking yard inspections, and fuel tax fraud investigations. (State Patrol Highway Account - State)

Toxicology Laboratory Staffing

Funding is provided for additional staff and costs for the toxicology lab. (Death Investigations Account - State, General Fund - State, State Patrol Highway Account - State)

PERS & TRS Plan 1 Benefit Increase

For eligible Public Employees' and Teachers' Retirement Systems Plan 1 members, this item provides an increase of 1.5 percent, up to a maximum of $22 per month. (Death Investigations Account - State, General Fund - State, State Patrol Highway Account - State, other funds)

Archives/Records Management

Adjustments are made to reflect each agency’s anticipated share of state archiving and state records center costs from the Secretary of State’s Office. (General Fund - State, State Patrol Highway Account - State)