Field Operations · District 7 Home Page
District 7 is responsible for the Northern Puget Sound Region, covering from the King/Snohomish County line to the Canadian Border, to the top of the Cascades through the San Juan Islands. We actively patrol Snohomish, Skagit, Island, and Whatcom Counties, and have jurisdictional responsibility for San Juan County, assisting the San Juan County Sheriff when requested.
Field Operations Bureau personnel include 131 commissioned personnel and nine support staff. In addition, the district is home to a full-service Crime Laboratory and Communications Center. Other divisions with employees assigned to District 7’s boundaries include the Commercial Vehicle Division, Criminal Investigation Division, Fire Protection Bureau, Investigative Assistance Division, and the Homeland Security Division.
Captain Sass grew up in Skagit County and is honored to represent all of the men and women who work so hard to ensure the safety of those driving the roadways of District 7. Captain Sass has a Bachelor of Science from Washington State University and a Masters in Public Administration; he is also a graduate of the Northwestern Center for Public Safety School of Police Staff and Command.
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Goals & Objectives
District goals and objectives conform to those adopted by the Field Operations Bureau:
Command & Support Staff
Lieutenant Scott McCoy’s area of responsibility includes the Snohomish County freeway. He is the District 7 coordinator for the aircraft, Aggressive Driving Apprehension Team (ADAT), Executive Protection Unit (EPU), and Rapid Deployment Force (RDF), contract overtime coordinator, and the Snohomish County Court Liaison.
Lieutenant McCoy was hired by the agency in 1995, serving as a trooper in Monroe and later a trooper detective in Bellevue. He was promoted to sergeant in 2002 and assigned to the Commercial Vehicle Division in Marysville. In 2004, he transferred to Field Operations and was assigned to the Snohomish County freeway. In 2009, he promoted to Lieutenant and was assigned to the north region of District 7. Lieutenant McCoy has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Montana.
Lieutenant Jason Armstrong’s area of responsibility includes Whatcom, Skagit and Island County. He is the District 7 Field Training Lieutenant, Training Coordinator, Control Tactics & Weapons Coordinator, Problem Orientated Public Safety (POPS) Coordinator, North Region Court Liaison, and North Region Tribal Coordinator.
Lieutenant Armstrong was hired by the agency in July 1990 and served as a trooper in Seattle and Bellingham. He was promoted to Sergeant in 2004 and assigned to Burlington, transferring to Bellingham in 2009. Lieutenant Armstrong was promoted to Lieutenant in June 2010 and assigned to District 3, Kennewick. In September 2010 he transferred to District 7, Marysville. Lieutenant Armstrong has a Bachelor of Arts and Science in Sociology from Western Washington University, and a Masters of Science in Criminal Justice from Kaplan University.
Lieutenant Jeff Beazizo’s area of responsibility includes east Snohomish County, Target Zero Team, Motors, and the special emphasis detachment. He is the District 7 evidence coordinator, public information officer coordinator, technology coordinator, District 7 Safety Team coordinator, and Snohomish County Court Liaison.
Lieutenant Beazizo was hired by the agency in 1990, serving as a Communications Officer in Bellevue. In 1992, he was hired as a trooper cadet assigned to Bellevue. He was commissioned in 1993 as a trooper assigned to Island County. In 1996, he transferred to Skagit County; he was promoted to sergeant in 2004 and assigned to Bellevue. In 2005, he transferred to the Snohomish County freeway, and also served as the District 7 Special Operations Sergeant. In October 2010, he promoted to lieutenant and was assigned to the Commercial Vehicle Division Region 2, which covers Thurston, Pierce, King, Snohomish, Skagit, Whatcom, San Juan and Island Counties. In April 2012, he transferred to District 7.
Bridget Hamilton began her career with the Washington State Patrol in 1999 as an Office Assistant. In January 2000, she was promoted to Office Assistant Senior, assigned to the Silverlake Office. In November 2011, she was promoted to Forms and Records Analyst 3, handling Public Disclosure for the district. Bridget was selected as the District 7 Secretary in November 2012. She is a Secretary Supervisor and works closely with the Command Staff, ensuring the district runs smoothly.
Major Programs & Services
Interagency Bomb Squad
Headquartered at the Marysville District Office is an Interagency Bomb Squad. This team consists of two members each from the Washington State Patrol, Everett Police Department, and the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office. The team provides response to explosives and explosive devices in the northwestern portion of Washington State.
Target Zero Enforcement
The Washington State Traffic Safety Commission, in cooperation with the WSP and other law enforcement agencies, launched an ambitious traffic safety program called TARGET ZERO,with the ultimate goal to eliminate traffic fatalities in the State of Washington by the year 2030. These teams work proactively in areas identified from detailed studies of traffic collision and other data to focus on the areas with the highest number of impaired drivers.Back to Top
Headquarters & Communications:
2700 - 116th Street NE, Marysville WA 98271-9425 - (360) 654-1204
Take Interstate 5 to Exit 202. At the end of the ramp, proceed West on 116th Street NE for approximately 1 mile. The building will be on the left.
Bellingham - 3860 Airport Way, 98226-8040 - (360) 676-2007
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