Field Operations · District 2 Home Page
District 2 serves the most populated county in Washington with nearly 1.9 million residents and over 1,727,500 licensed drivers. Interstates 5, 90, 405 and State Routes 520 and 167 are flooded every day by commuters going to work, students driving to the University of Washington, travelers flying in and out of Sea-Tac International Airport, and sports fans going to watch events at Safeco Field, CenturyLink Field, and Husky Stadium.
District 2 is also home to:
- Washington State Convention Center
- Starbuck’s Corporate Headquarters
- Microsoft Corporate Headquarters
- Port of Seattle
- Boeing Field, King County Airport
- WSF Headquarters to include Coleman Ferry Terminal
- Snoqualmie Pass over I-90
- Emerald Downs
- Home of Seafair - hydroplane races, multiday air show (Blue Angels)
District 2 is home to metropolitan cities of Seattle, Bellevue, and surrounding communities, which host the majority of major events in the state to include dignitary visits, major sporting venues, and cultural and political events.
The Communications Center in District 2 receives over twenty-three thousand 911 calls per month ranging in variety from minor collisions to major traffic crimes in progress. These calls for service equate to 44% of the statewide total.
Goals & Objectives
District 2 and its employees are committed to the overall goals and objectives of the Washington State Patrol. We pro-actively and re-actively serve the citizens of King County and create partnerships with citizen groups, the media, and other organizations to provide professional law enforcement services.
- Reduce fatality and injury collisions involving impaired or aggressive drivers on the state route and interstate system.
- Reduce road closure time involving the number of over-90-minute incidents.
- Reduce the number of collisions, citizen complaints, and incidents involving aggressive drivers on the state route and interstate system..
- Continue to increase the percentage of seat belt usage by enforcing the primary seat belt law and effecting programs that raise the awareness of restraint issues within our community.
- Reduce the number of speed related collisions on the state route and interstate system.
Develop and implement plans to decrease the percentage of injury collisions involving aggressive and impaired drivers under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol on the interstates and state routes.
- Develop and implement plans to increase the percentage of seat belt usage in our community.
- Develop and implement plans to decrease the number of incidents lasting longer than 90 minutes.
- Develop and implement plans to reduce the number of collisions on I-90 during winter months. Increase compliance with chain restrictions and educate the public on the dangers of winter driving.
- Decrease the number of load securement violations in the APA.
Promote safe travel of commercial vehicles on interstate and state routes by conducting driver and vehicle inspections and enforcing size, weight and load laws. (RCW 46.44)
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Command & Support Staff
Captain Randy Drake is the commander of the District 2 Field Operations Bureau. Although geographically the smallest, District 2 is the busiest of all the eight districts in the state. Captain Drake oversees over 130 troopers who patrol the State Routes and Interstates of King County.
Lt. Mike Rupert leads patrol operations in North King County. He oversees the Target Zero Team (TZT) and Special Operations. He is also responsible for the District 2 Field Training Officers (FTO), the Aggressive Driving Apprehension Team (ADAT), the Special Highway Criminal Apprehension Team (SHCAT), Problem Oriented Public Safety (POPS), and is the King County court liaison.
Lt. Clint Casebolt leads patrol operations in South King County and Enumclaw. He coordinates Executive Protection details in the King County area and he oversees the King County Rapid Deployment Force (RDF).
Lt. Debby Jacobson leads the East Detachments in District 2. She is also in charge of the district’s evidence technicians, professional staff and King County Motors Detachment.
Cindy Dunn is the Secretary Supervisor for the WSP District 2. Cindy provides administrative and secretarial support to the District Commander and Lieutenants. She also monitors the professional secretarial staff for Seattle, South Seattle and Bellevue WSP offices.
Trooper Jon Lever is the full-time District 2 recruiter who helps in identifying potential troopers for the WSP. For questions about a career as a trooper or applying, please contact Trooper Lever at Jonathan.Lever@wsp.wa.gov or 425-466-8499.
Headquarters & Communications:
2803 156th Ave SE
Bellevue, WA 98007-6523
Directions: Go east on Interstate 90. Take Exit 11-A (watch for signs to the State Patrol office and/or 156th Avenue SE). Take the second right off of the exit, then cross over Interstate 90 and turn right onto SE Eastgate Way to 156th Avenue SE. Turn left at light onto 156th Avenue. The Bellevue complex is on the left about 1/2 mile from the intersection, up the hill.
333 Griffin Avenue
Enumclaw, WA 98022
811 E Roanoke
Seattle, WA 98102
15666 International Boulevard
Seattle, WA 98188-6523
@wspd2pio - The D2 Public Information Officers (PIO) tweet for District 2, King County. For more information about the PIO's that contribute to the District 2 Twitter account, visit the WSP Digital Communications page.
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