Police Speed Enforcement Tactics in Washington
Understanding the speed enforcement tactics and equipment used in Washington can save you from getting an expensive speeding ticket!
Washington Radar Detector and Laser Jammer Laws
and Radar detectors laser jammers are legal in passenger cars in the state of Washington.
Points of Interest
The State of Washington requires that police radar and lidar guns be tested and certified every two years and maintain a database of certification records for each gun by serial number here.
Allows exceeding the speed limit while passing.
Member of non-resident compact.
Texting ban law.
Bans on handheld cell phones while driving.
Washington does have a variety of aircraft they can utilize for traffic enforcement.
Police do speed enforcement using both rear and forward facing pacing.
Red Light and/or Photo Radar Enforcement
Police Radar Guns
State procurement records over the past 5-years indicate that the following police radar guns are used by both state and local police agencies.
Applied Concepts Stalker Basic K-Band
Applied Concepts Stalker Dual SL K-Band
Applied Concepts Stalker Dual DSR Ka-Band
Applied Concepts Stalker 2X Ka-Band
Applied Concepts Stalker II SDR Ka-Band
Applied Concepts Stalker II MDR Ka-Band
Applied Concepts Stalker Patrol K-Band
Decatur Genesis Handheld
Decatur Genesis II Select K-band
Decatur Genesis II Select Ka-band
Kustom Signals Eagle II Ka-band
Kustom Signals Falcon HR K-band
Kustom Signals Talon II Ka-band
Kustom Signals Raptor RP-1 K-band
Kustom Signals Raptor RP-1 Ka-band
MPH Industries Bee III POP K-band
MPH Industries Bee III POP Ka-band
MPH Industries Enforcer K-band
MPH Industries Enforcer Ka-band
MPH Industries Python III X-band
MPH Industries Python K-band
MPH Industries Python Ka-band
MPH Industries Speedgun K-band
MPH Industries Ranger EX
MPH Industries Speed Gun K-Band
MPH Industries Speed Gun Pro K-Band
MPH Industries Z-25 K-Band
MPH Industries Z-35 Ka-Band
Police Laser Enforcement
State procurement records over the past 5-years indicate that the following police lidar guns are used by both state and local police agencies.
DragonEye Tech – Laser Ally
Kustom Signals Laser Cam II
Kustom Signals Pro-Lite+
Kustom Signals ProLaser 4
Laser Atlanta Speed Laser
Laser Atlanta Speed Laser Model S
Laser Atlanta Speed Laser Model R
LTI 20/20 TruCam
LTI 20/20 Truespeed LR
LTI 20/20 Truespeed S
LTI 20/20 Ultalyte 100LR
LTI 20/20 Ultalyte 200LR
LTI 20/20 Ultalyte 200LRB
Stalker Lidar XS
Stalker Lidar XL
Stalker Lidar XLR
Police do not utilize VASCAR speed timing equipment.
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