State of Washington
Washington Traffic Safety Commission
The Washington Traffic Safety Commission is the federally recognized highway safety office of Washington state. It leads statewide efforts and builds partnerships to save lives and prevent injuries on the roadways for the health, safety, and benefit of communities.
Washington State Patrol
The Washington State Patrol, the state police agency, is one of two state law enforcement agencies considered to be a general authority law enforcement agency, the other agency being the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. The nearly 600 Washington State Patrol officers patrol highways daily and are known as troopers although they are frequently colloquially referred to as staters. More than 1,000 additional civilian employees include investigative support staff, such as crime lab technicians and scientists, and those who work for the state fire marshal.
Emergency Management Division
The Washington Emergency Management Division of Emergency Management plans for and responds to natural and man-made disasters. Visit the division’s website for a severe weather awareness guide and other preparedness information.
The Department of Emergency Management is responsible for emergency management within Island County to include planning and coordinating actions for the preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery from natural and man-made emergencies and disasters. Visit the office’s website for the county’s disaster planning guide and other disaster preparedness information, and to sign up for emergency alerts.
Fire and Rescue
Fire & Rescue