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Trooper Career · Career Opportunities

As a commissioned officer of the Washington State Patrol, you will have a variety of career opportunities that you can pursue. Select any of the following links below for additional information about these opportunities.

Motorcycles WSP Vehicles Homeland Security SWAT Team

Bomb Squad
Auto Theft
High Tech Crime
Organized Crime
Collision Reconstruction
Internal Affairs
Missing and Exploited Children
Drug Recognition Expert (DRE)
Executive Protection & Capitol Security
Homeland Security
Honor Guard
Promotional Opportunities
Special Weapons & Tactics (SWAT)
Technical Collision Investigators
Training Officers
Field Training Officer
Training Academy Instructor

Canine Handler WSP Aviation Executive Protection Honor Guard

District Photo Tours:

Commissioned troopers carry out the department's primary goal of providing a safe motoring environment for the public. They cover over 17,524 miles of state highways throughout the State Patrol's eight geographic districts.

Click on a link below or on any area of the map for a photo tour of that district.

District Map District 1 District 2 District 3 District 4 District 5 District 6 District 7 District 7 District 8

For additional information about any of the eight district offices, please see the Field Operations page.


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For questions about a career as a trooper or applying, please contact
a WSP Recruiter