About WSTOA2020-09-02T18:33:15+00:00

Mission Statement

The Washington State Tactical Officers Association was founded in 1984 and has grown to represent over 700 members. WSTOA is incorporated as a non-profit organization under the laws of the State of Washington.

The mission of the WSTOA is to

  1. Promote training, professionalism and communication between members of tactical units with the State.
  2. Act as a forum for the exchange of ideas and information.
  3. Strive to advance individual and team knowledge by providing a network to share sound tactics, training and operational experiences.
  4. Work to foster the highest professional standards and levels of competence by providing high quality instruction to it’s members promoting proper tactics, equipment and safety.

Board of Directors

Jeremy Taylor

Agency: Kennewick Police Department


(509) 222-9070

211 W 6th Ave
Kennewick, WA 99336

Vice President:
Eric Gordon

Info Coming

Chief Financial Officer:
Mike Wiley

Agency: Lakewood Police Department


(253) 606-0360

9401 Lakewood Dr SW
Lakewood, WA 98498

Chief Administrative Officer:
Brent Austin

Agency: Spokane Police Department


Work: (509) 363-8224
Work Cell: (509) 370-2120

1100 W. Mallon
Spokane, WA 99260

Director of Training:
Joel Anderson

Agency: Washington State Patrol


Work: (360) 704-2401

106 11th Ave SW Suite 4100
Olympia WA 98501

District Representatives

District 1

Clallam County, Island County, Jefferson County, Kitsap County, San Juan County, Skagit County, Snohomish County, Whatcom County


District 2

King County, Pierce County

Tony Mullinax

Info Coming Soon

District 3

Clark County, Cowlitz County, Grays Harbor County, Lewis County, Mason County, Pacific County, Skamania County, Thurston County, Wahkiakum County

Ken Kollmann

Agency: Lacey Police Department


(360) 459-4333

420 College St SE
Lacey, WA 98509-3400

Brian Streissguth

Agency: Longview Police Department


(360) 703-8347

District 4

Adams County, Asotin County, Chelan County, Columbia County, Douglas County, Ferry County, Garfield County, Grant County, Lincoln County, Okanogan County, Pend Oreille County, Spokane County, Stevens County, Whitman County, and all out of state members

Rick Johnson

Agency: Chelan County Sheriff’s Office


(509) 630-7504

401 Washington St
Wenatchee, WA 98801

Brent Austin

Agency: Spokane Police Department


Work: (509) 363-8224
Work Cell: (509) 370-2120

1100 W. Mallon
Spokane, WA 99260

District 5

Benton County, Franklin County, Kittitas County, Klickitat County, Walla Walla County, Yakima County

Erik W. Hampton

Agency: Yakima Police Department


Work: (509) 728-3635

200 S 3rd Street
Yakima WA. 98901

Advisory Positions

WASPC Advisor:
Jim Duscha

Agency: Longview Police Department


(360) 442-5801

1351 Hudson St.
Longview WA 98632

Sniper / Marksman:
Mike Bertucci

Agency: Federal Way PD (Valley SWAT)


(206) 255-5517

33308 8th Ave S.
Federal Way, WA 98003