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Washington State Patrol

RCW 43.43

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) serves and protects the people and property in Washington state through traffic law enforcement and other services. The WSP administers the state crime and toxicology laboratories, operates a statewide emergency communications system, and is the central repository for criminal history information and fingerprints. The WSP provides fire protection services as well as traffic, criminal, and other investigative assistance to local jurisdictions.

Agency Mission

The Washington State Patrol makes a difference every day, enhancing the safety and security of our state by providing the best in public safety services.
Request 772,454,000
Net change from current biennium 31,221,000 Increase
Percent change from current biennium 4.2% Increase

Operating Budget: Summary

Appropriated Funds

2019-21 Appropriations Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Estimated Balance   2017-19 Actual 2019-21 Estimated 2021-23 Proposed
16,690,000 General Fund - Federal 8,556,042 16,690,000 16,663,000
16,081,000 State Patrol Highway Account - Federal 14,199,440 16,081,000 15,797,000
3,091,000 General Fund - Private/Local 826,760 3,091,000 3,091,000
4,258,000 State Patrol Highway Account - Private/Local 2,668,114 4,258,000 4,263,000
116,204,000 General Fund - State 89,103,365 116,204,000 114,409,000
9,098,000 Death Investigations Account - State 8,181,045 9,098,000 9,212,000
Enhanced 911 Account - State
4,550,000 County Criminal Justice Assistance - State 3,747,994 4,550,000 4,501,000
1,644,000 Municipal Criminal Justice Assist - State 1,518,397 1,644,000 1,621,000
131,000 Fire Service Trust Account - State 45,641 131,000 131,000
119,000 Vehicle License Fraud Account - State 119,000 119,000
(677,000) State Building Construction Account - State 677,000 1,758,000
8,000,000 Disaster Response Account - State 17,375,000 8,000,000 8,000,000
501,294,000 (3,277,000) State Patrol Highway Account - State 471,240,933 504,571,000 542,433,000
11,765,000 (3,996,000) Fire Service Training Account - State 10,082,785 15,761,000 11,479,000
Aquatic Invasive Species Enf. Acct. - State
1,188,000 Highway Safety Account - State 978,693 1,188,000 1,214,000
Budget Stabilization Account - State 2,650,000
7,010,000 Ignition Interlock Device Revolving - State 476,868 7,010,000 5,045,000
1,988,000 1,988,000 SR #520 Corridor Account - State
State Toxics Control Account - State 430,624
1,500,000 1,500,000 WA Internet Crimes Children - State
Fire Protection Contractor License - State (362,000)
286,000 Multimodal Transportation Account - State 269,326 286,000 260,000
54,000 54,000 Aquatic Invasive Species Mngmt Acct - State 1,120
16,447,000 Fingerprint Identification Account - State 13,261,726 16,447,000 12,692,000
588,000 Model Toxics Control Operating Acct - State 588,000 567,000
State Firearms Bkgrd Check Sys Acct - State (6,914,000)
5,246,000 Dedicated Marijuana Acct - State 1,822,759 5,246,000 4,846,000
3,300,000 3,300,000 Pension Funding Stabilization Acct - State 3,295,000
1,158,000 1,158,000 Tacoma Narrows Toll Bridge Account - State
996,000 996,000 Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Pro - State
1,182,000 1,182,000 I-405 and SR-167 Express Toll Lanes - State
733,868,000 2,228,000 Total Appropriated Funds 650,731,632 731,640,000 750,825,000

Non-Appropriated Funds

2019-21 Non-Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Balance Non-Apropriated Funds 2017-19 Actual 2019-21 Estimated 2021-23 Proposed
(835,000) Federal Seizure Account - Nonappropriated 815,233 835,000 835,000
(191,000) Reduced Cigarette Ignition Acct. - Nonappropriated 106,787 191,000 186,000
(1,718,000) Fire Protection Contractor License - Nonappropriated 1,262,401 1,718,000 1,652,000
(2,486,000) Washington Sexual Assault Kit Acct - Nonappropriated 1,381,092 2,486,000 2,486,000
(830,000) State Seizure Account - Nonappropriated 306,625 830,000 830,000
State Agency Ofc Relocat Pool Acct - Nonappropriated 3,607,960
(1,012,000) State Firearms Bkgrd Check Sys Acct - Nonappropriated 1,012,000 13,119,000
272,250 272,250 Info Tech Invest Rev Acct - Nonappropriated 71,263
(1,356,000) State Patrol N Air Rev Account - Nonappropriated 940,157 1,356,000 1,407,000
(1,165,000) DNA Data Base Account - Nonappropriated 1,151,937 1,165,000 1,114,000
272,250 (9,320,750) Total Non-Appropriated Funds 9,643,454 9,593,000 21,629,000

Capital Budget: Summary

  Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Estimated Balance   Actual Estimated Proposed
677,000 677,000 State Building Construction Account - State
3,277,000 3,277,000 State Patrol Highway Account - State 3,938,813
3,953,291 3,953,291 Fire Service Training Account - State 553,629
7,907,291 7,907,291 Total Appropriated Funds 4,492,442

Operating Budget: Program Summary

Program Title Actual Estimated Proposed
Actual Estimated Estimated Proposed Proposed
Annual Total 329,922,266 341,946,457 143,743,680 385,930,000 391,339,000

Operating Budget: Change from Preceding Biennium

Actual Estimated Proposed
Amount Percent Amount Percent Amount Percent
71,581,291 12.2% (174,684,949) (26.5%) 291,578,863 60.0%

Employment Summary

  Actual Estimated Proposed
  2018-19 Actual 2019-20 Estimated 2020-21 Estimated 2021-22 Proposed 2022-23 Proposed
FTE Staff Years 2,352.0 2,340.3 2,308.8 2,470.3 2,489.0