WACOPS joins a coalition of law enforcement and community groups in united statement of support of the legislature’s 2018 passage of historic public safety bills amending law enforcement mandatory training and Washington’s deadly use of force standard. Please see the attached press release.  



Two WACOPS-Requested Bills Become Law

On March 23, Governor Inslee signed into law two WACOPS-requested bills: SB 6188 (Brady List) and SSB 6214 (PTSD as a presumed occupational injury).

Read how these new laws affect WACOPS members in a letter from Executive Director Teresa Taylor here.




I-940 Update - March 9, 2018

A joint letter to members from WACOPS and FOP re: Legislative action on use of deadly force

Washington Council of Police & Sheriffs

For more than 50 years, the Washington Council of Police & Sheriffs has been committed to supporting those who have dedicated their careers to protect and serve our communities as law enforcement officers by providing legislative representation, insurance products, and professional support. 

McNeely Honored as 'Law Enforcement Officer of the Year'

Tacoma Police Department Officer Aaron McNeely received the honor of "WACOPS 2017 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year" at the Winter Membership Meeting on January 26 in Olympia.

KING-5 News coverage: 


I-940 Update - March 9, 2018

A joint letter to members from WACOPS and FOP re: Legislative action on use of deadly force

I-940 UPDATE - March 8, 2018:

WACOPS members: Read an update here to our opposition to I-940.


I-940 UPDATE - December 29, 2017

WACOPS Executive Director Teresa Taylor is quoted in an article on an I-940 signature gathering update in the Seattle Times.

I-940 UPDATE - December 15, 2017

WACOPS President Craig Bulkley provided a letter to members today on our shared position with statewide law enforcement on Initiative 940. Read the full letter here.

Law enforcement came together Dec. 6 and issued a statement on I-940. Read the entire press release at: 

Serving those who serve

The WACOPS website serves to provide members within our state’s law enforcement community with legislative, upcoming training opportunities, insurance and legal defense information, easy interaction with other WACOPS members, and more.

The site also serves as a membership database that features the vast membership information into one, easily navigated source, as well as a community forum where discussion topics may be posted for input by other officers and members.

Let us know what you think! We welcome suggestions to make it user-friendly and strive to be the "go-to" site for the latest news and updates.

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Spring Membership Meeting

May 10-11, 2018
Tulalip Resort
Tulalip, Wash.

Register Here

Stay tuned for more information to come!