Thirty-seven Washington State Patrol troopers were sworn in by state Supreme Court Justice James Johnson Friday in a ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda. The troopers were given their commission cards by Gov. Chris Gregoire and patrol Chief John Batiste.
Looking for work? Want to be a WA State Patrol trooper? Faced with significant numbers of recent and impending retirements, the Washington State Patrol says it’s launching an unprecedented hiring campaign.
Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn says the city will increase police patrols in response to a recent spike in violent crime.
Pierce County’s annual “Tow and Go” program will assist bar patrons who have had too much to drink through New Year’s Day.