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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 765,946,000
Net change from current biennium 72,829,000 Increase
Percent change from current biennium 10.5% Increase

Operating Budget: Summary

Appropriated Funds

2017-19 Appropriations Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Estimated Balance   2015-17 Actual 2017-19 Estimated 2019-21 Proposed
16,255,000 General Fund - Basic Account - Federal 8,971,082 16,255,000 16,694,000
14,887,566 316,566 State Patrol Highway Account - Federal 12,469,974 14,571,000 16,138,000
3,085,000 General Fund - Basic Account - Private/Local 754,677 3,085,000 3,091,000
4,011,000 State Patrol Highway Account - Private/Local 2,163,459 4,011,000 4,251,000
90,462,000 General Fund - Basic Account - State 79,698,227 90,462,000 112,342,000
8,207,000 Death Investigations Account - State 6,439,000 8,207,000 8,084,000
Enhanced 911 Account - State 2,701,481
3,752,000 County Criminal Justice Assistance - State 3,532,000 3,752,000 4,551,000
1,520,000 Municipal Criminal Justice Assist - State 1,443,000 1,520,000 1,650,000
131,000 Fire Service Trust Account - State 94,532 131,000 131,000
110,000 Vehicle License Fraud Account - State 203,020 110,000 119,000
12,400,000 Disaster Response Account - State 8,000,000 12,400,000 8,000,000
490,259,000 (4,503,000) State Patrol Highway Account - State 402,664,000 494,762,000 544,866,000
11,121,000 Fire Service Training Account - State 9,492,559 11,121,000 11,463,000
Aquatic Invasive Species Enf. Acct. - State 312
1,074,000 Highway Safety Account - State 1,257,860 1,074,000 1,231,000
2,650,000 2,650,000 Budget Stabilization Account - State 36,320,108
510,000 Ignition Interlock Device Revolving - State 510,000 510,000
548,000 State Toxics Control Account - State 485,975 548,000 586,000
276,000 Multimodal Transportation Account - State 194,157 276,000 290,000
54,000 Aquatic Invasive Species Mngmt Acct - State 54,000 54,000
15,745,000 Fingerprint Identification Account - State 10,528,615 15,745,000 15,381,000
2,803,000 Dedicated Marijuana Acct - State 2,803,000 5,546,000
3,295,000 Pension Funding Stabilization Acct - State 3,295,000 3,300,000
683,155,566 (1,536,434) Total Appropriated Funds 587,414,036 684,692,000 758,278,000

Non-Appropriated Funds

2017-19 Non-Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Balance Non-Apropriated Funds 2015-17 Actual 2017-19 Estimated 2019-21 Proposed
(835,000) Federal Seizure Account - Nonappropriated 423,264 835,000 835,000
(181,000) Reduced Cigarette Ignition Acct. - Nonappropriated 173,052 181,000 191,000
(1,634,000) Fire Protection Contractor License - Nonappropriated 1,262,513 1,634,000 805,000
(2,486,000) Washington Sexual Assault Kit Acct - Nonappropriated 9,441 2,486,000 2,486,000
(830,000) State Seizure Account - Nonappropriated 250,477 830,000 830,000
3,796,000 3,796,000 State Agency Ofc Relocat Pool Acct - Nonappropriated
Info Tech Invest Rev Acct - Nonappropriated 381,072
(1,294,000) State Patrol N Air Rev Account - Nonappropriated 1,029,119 1,294,000 1,356,000
(1,165,000) DNA Data Base Account - Nonappropriated 755,633 1,165,000 1,165,000
3,796,000 (4,629,000) Total Non-Appropriated Funds 4,284,571 8,425,000 7,668,000

Capital Budget: Summary

  Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Estimated Balance   Actual Estimated Proposed
State Building Construction Account - State 1,427,000
4,503,000 4,503,000 State Patrol Highway Account - State 5,672,646
3,342,920 (761,080) Fire Service Training Account - State 1,428,028 4,104,000 2,391,000
7,845,920 3,741,920 Total Appropriated Funds 7,100,674 4,104,000 3,818,000

Operating Budget: Program Summary

Program Title Actual Estimated Proposed
Actual Estimated Estimated Proposed Proposed
Annual Total 309,702,532 330,452,820 134,050,882 388,560,000 374,038,000

Operating Budget: Change from Preceding Biennium

Actual Estimated Proposed
Amount Percent Amount Percent Amount Percent
70,655,067 13.6% (127,194,905) (21.5%) 298,094,297 64.2%

Employment Summary

  Actual Estimated Proposed
  2016-17 Actual 2017-18 Estimated 2018-19 Estimated 2019-20 Proposed 2020-21 Proposed
FTE Staff Years 2,260.4 2,329.4 2,367.8 2,461.9 2,485.8