Information · Comments, Compliments & Complaints
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It is the policy of the Washington State Patrol to handle comments/compliments received from the public (by letter or electronic mail) in the following manner:
If you prefer to address your compliment in writing, send it to WSP Headquarters at:
Washington State Patrol
Or utilize our WSP Directory to locate the address and telephone number of WSP offices across the state.
Your written comments will be treated in the same manner as those received by electronic mail (see above).
The Washington State Patrol is committed to providing the highest level of law enforcement services to our citizens and stakeholders. Thank you for recognizing the efforts of a WSP employee.
WSP Complaint Process
The Washington State Patrol is committed to providing the highest level of law enforcement services to our citizens and stakeholders. To that end, an obligation exists to our employees, the department, and the citizens of the state of Washington to investigate allegations of misconduct or substandard performance.
The Patrol accepts complaints against itself and any of its employees and will investigate all accepted complaints to the appropriate disposition. A complaint may be given to the agency by any means.
A complaint is defined as:
A disagreement over the validity of a traffic infraction or criminal citation is not a complaint. Such disagreements should be directed to the proper court having jurisdiction in the matter.
Complaints can come from either an external or internal source and may be accepted from:
Further information regarding the Washington State Patrol Complaint Process may be obtained by calling the Office of Professional Standards at (360) 704-4220.