Published on February 10th, 2016 | by The Kitsap Scene


WSP Conducts Drills on Seattle-Bainbridge Ferry

The Washington State Patrol is conducting drills on a ferry between Seattle and Bainbridge Island today.

Regular ferry service won’t be impacted.

More, from a WSP press release:

Today, the Washington State Patrol (WSP) is conducting drills on the Washington State Ferries (WSF) vessel Hyak. This drill will also involve the U.S. Coast Guard, the Bainbridge Island Police Department and the Seattle Police Department.

The drills will occur between the hours of 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. between Bainbridge and Seattle. No passengers will be aboard the ferry during the exercise. The Hyak will be out-of-service during these drills. Regular ferry traffic will not be impacted by the drill.


The public may notice a large law enforcement presence aboard the ferry and should be aware this is just a drill.

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