The Washington State Patrol announced Monday, October 18 that 127 employees no longer work for the agency after the COVID-19 vaccine mandate deadline.

Of the group there were 67 troopers, six sergeants, one captain and 53 civil servants.

In a statement, State Chief John Batiste said, “I extend a hardy thanks to those who are leaving the agency. I truly wish that you were staying with us. You have my utmost appreciation for the hard and successful work that you have provided during your valued WSP careers.”

The State Patrol did not release details about where the troopers were stationed that did not get vaccinated.

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