Field Operations · District 4 Home Page
Welcome to the District 4 web page. This district covers the seven Eastern Washington counties of Adams, Ferry, Lincoln, Pend Oreille, Spokane, Stevens, and Whitman. The district headquarters is located in Spokane and detachment offices are located in Colfax, Colville, and Ritzville.
District 4 employees are assigned to traffic law enforcement, criminal investigations, auto theft, narcotics investigations, commercial vehicle enforcement, vehicle inspections, communications, fire protection, and support services. A crime laboratory is also located within district confines.
Captain Otis is honored to serve the citizens of this state as the District 4 Commander. “I am proud of the efforts of the men and women of District 4. Every day we strive to enhance the safety and security of our state and provide the best in public safety services.”
Goals & Objectives
District 4 and its employees are dedicated to achieving the goals and objectives of the Washington State Patrol. District 4 personnel serve the citizens of seven counties in Eastern Washington through traffic law enforcement, quality investigations, criminal interdiction, motorist assists and terrorism prevention.
Headquarters & Communications:
6403 W Rowand Rd, Spokane, WA 99224-5300 - (509) 227-6566
Eastbound travelers, take Interstate 90 east to Spokane, Exit 276 (Geiger). At the end of the ramp, turn left, crossing over I-90 to the four-way stop. Turn right, then turn right again on Rowand Road. The Spokane complex is on the right, across from Rowand Machinery. For Westbound travelers, turn right at the four-way stop off Exit 276 (Geiger) and then right again on Rowand Road.
Colfax - 840 W Fairview St, Colfax, WA 99111-9515 (509) 397-3600
Spokane Port of Entry:
Spokane Port of Entry -Westbound I-90, Milepost 298, (509) 838-9400
Call (509) 227-6630 for correct times and locations.
Problem Oriented Public Safety
The State Patrol’s style of community policing is called Problem Oriented Public Safety, or POPS. The foundation of POPS is based on a philosophy of taking the concerns of the motoring public by addressing persistent problems. When a problem is identified by a citizen, trooper, or anyone with a concern, the POPS trooper works with other agencies and groups to develop the best achievable solution to address the origin of the problem. Solutions to various problems may range from simply educating the public to major construction projects.
Lieutenant Chuck Arnold
Resource Links & Travel Information
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