Publications · Public Records Requests
The Washington State Patrol (WSP) is committed to responding to all requests for public records in a timely manner. To obtain a copy of a WSP report, manual, or other document, please use the following procedures.
Please Note the Following Exceptions:
You can also send a letter request, but you must include your name, mailing address, phone number, date of incident, time and location, parties involved, case number (if known), and investigating officer (if known). You will also need to provide a clear description of the specific records being requested. Incomplete information may cause your request to be returned to you.
Due to technical difficulties submitting online public disclosure requests using the web form, we recommend that you use one of the alternate methods on this page. Example: You can download, complete, and email the Microsoft Word or PDF version of the form,or submit the request in the text of your email to email@example.com. Thank you for your patience.
By E-mail: You may also e-mail your request to the Webmaster at firstname.lastname@example.org by filling out and attaching the Request for Public Records form or by following the directions for submitting written requests as provided in the paragraph above.
In Person: Walk-ins are accepted at any WSP office location. At that time, you will be asked to complete a Request for Public Records form.
Once the records have been collected, they will be sent to you. Any records that are exempt from disclosure will be withheld and identified according to Revised Code of Washington, RCW 42.56.
Public Records Index
State law requires each public agency to maintain a Public Records Index identifying certain documents and records held by an agency. Attached please find the updated listing of Washington State Patrol (WSP) manuals and reports, as required by RCW 42.56.070 (see also WAC 446-10-050).
WSP District Headquarter Offices by County:
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