Field Operations · District 8 Home Page
District 8 is situated along Washington State’s Pacific coastline with the Canadian border to the north, the Columbia River to the south, and on the east, Hood Canal running into the heart of the district. The district is responsible for providing services to Clallam, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, Kitsap, Mason, Pacific, and Wahkiakum counties. Detachment offices are located in Hoquiam, Port Angeles, Bremerton, Naselle, and Shelton.
Troopers of District 8 partner with the State Patrol’s Department of Homeland Security to assist with security measures to the nation's largest ferry service, and many of Washington State Ferry Terminals are also located within the district.
District 8 is also home to:
The district is home to the Hood Canal Floating Bridge, gateway to the Olympic Peninsula and the stunning features of Olympic National Park. In addition, the district boasts many scenic attractions, such as the Hood Canal, miles of ocean beaches, salmon filled rivers and lakes, rainforests, glacier-capped peaks, and a stunning variety of plants and animals
Captain Chris Old is honored to serve with the 140 men and women of District 8 who strive each day to ensure traffic and public safety throughout the Olympic Peninsula and southwest Washington while assigned to: law enforcement, traffic investigations, commercial vehicle enforcement, vehicle inspections, narcotics investigations, communication and support services.
District 8: Goals & Objectives
In support of the Field Operations Bureau strategic plan and goals, District 8 has set further goals for the region which include the following:
To facilitate a safe and efficient motoring environment on state highways by:
Command & Support Staff
As an Assistant District Commander, Lieutenant Dan Hall oversees the five detachments operating in Kitsap County working out of the Bremerton and Poulsbo offices. He is housed at the District Headquarters in Bremerton.
Lieutenant Michael Turcott serves as Assistant District Commander overseeing the patrol detachments covering Mason, Grays Harbor, Pacific and Wahkiakum counties.
Lieutenant Geoffrey Jacobson also serves as an Assistant District Commander. He oversees the two Olympic Peninsula patrol detachments located in Jefferson and Clallam counties.
District 8 - Trooper Careers Recruiter
Recruiter: Trooper Katherine Colello-Bidewell
District Eight Secretary Supervisor
Kae Balogh is the District Eight Secretary Supervisor. She provides administrative and secretarial support to the District Commander and lieutenants. Kae also coordinates the activities of the detachment secretaries.Back to Top
Headquarters & Communications:
4811 Werner Road, Bremerton, WA 98312 - (360) 473-0300
District 8 headquarters is located between Silverdale and Port Orchard, just west of State Route 3. From State Route 3, exit at W. Loxie Eagans Road and continue west one quarter mile. Take a left turn at Union, which is the second traffic light, then the first right is the entrance to the district office.
Bremerton, WA - 4811 Werner Road, Bremerton, WA 98312 - (360) 473-0300
Resource Links & Travel Information
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