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Enforcements for Washington State Patrol

Case Agency Violation/Result Penalty Amount Laws RCW
2020-014 Washington State Patrol

Violation: The former President of the Washington State Patrol Trooper Association, may have violated the Ethics in Public Service Act by using state resources for a political campaign when he asked two troopers to participate in a political advertisement in opposition to Washington State Initiative I-976.

Result: An agreed Stipulation and Order was entered on November 13, 2020 imposing a civil penalty of $2,500.

$2,500 RCW 42.52.160, RCW 42.52.180
2020-032 Washington State Patrol

Violation: Trooper with the Washington State Patrol, may have violated the Ethics in Public Service Act by using state resources to participate in a political advertisement in opposition to Washington State Initiative I-976.

Result: An agreed Stipulation and Order was entered on November 13, 2020 imposing a civil penalty of $1,500 with $500 suspended.

$1,500 RCW 42.52.160, RCW 42.52.180
2019-038 Washington State Patrol

Violation: Sergeant with the Washington State Patrol, may have violated the Ethics in Public Service Act by using state resources to participate in a political advertisement in opposition to Washington State Initiative I-976.

Result: An agreed Stipulation and Order was entered on November 13, 2020 imposing a civil penalty of $1,500 with $500 suspended.

$1,500 RCW 42.52.160, RCW 42.52.180
2014-003 Washington State Patrol

Violation: An employee of the Washington State Patrol violated RCW 42.52.070 when he allowed his son and friend into a Seattle Seahawks playoff game without tickets.

Result: Settlement approved on March 13, 2015 for a civil penalty of $1,000 with $500 suspended.

$1,000 RCW 42.52.070
2012-056 Washington State Patrol

Violation: A former employee of the Washington State Patrol violated RCW 42.52.020, .030, .070 and .160 when he used his position to have two personal parking citations dismissed, that he claimed working overtime hours when he was not even at the work site and awarded himself a majority of available overtime instead of using a rotational list.

Result: Settlement approved on January 10, 2014 for a civil penalty of $60,000.

$60,000 RCW 42.52.020, RCW 42.52.030, RCW 42.52.070, RCW 42.52.160
2001-110 Washington State Patrol

Violation: Washington State Patrol employee violated RCW 42.52.160 when she misued SCAN and cellular telephone.

Result: Settlement approved on June 10, 2005 for a Civil penalty in the amount of $750 with $250 suspended.

$750 RCW 42.52.160
2001-012 Washington State Patrol

Violation: Washington State Patrol Trooper violated RCW 42.52.160 when he carried on a personal relationship with a woman while on duty and allowed this woman to accompany him in his patrol car and had sexual relations with her while he was on duty in WSP offices.

Result: Settlement approved on July 26, 2002 for a Civil penalty in the amount of $5,000.

$5,000 RCW 42.52.160