Captain Monica Alexander
Government and Media Relations
(360) 596-4010 – office
(360) 596-4015 – fax

*** For Immediate Release***

Date: August 04, 2016
Contact: Sergeant Christina Martin
Phone: (425) 401-7724
Twitter: @wastatepatrol

New District 2 Public Information Officer

Bellevue -- District 2 welcomes new Public Information Officer (PIO) Trooper Rick Johnson.  Johnson brings 25 years of agency experience to the communications role.

Johnson was hired in 1991 and has spent nearly a decade patrolling the roads of King County. During his tenure, he was also assigned to a detective role where he focused on intelligence and financial investigations. In 2012, Johnson was part of the Serious Highway Crime Apprehension Team in King County. Most recently he worked the East Region of King County.

For the past year and a half, Johnson has been working as the backup PIO for Trooper Chris Webb. After three years of serving District 2 as the PIO, Webb has returned to patrolling the roads of King County.

Trooper Rick Johnson's first day as PIO was August 1st, he can be reached at 425-766-0812 and his email is