Retired Washington State Patrol Employee Association

Kim Triplett-Kolerich began her career with the WSP in August of 1987 on a dare from retired Lieutenant Julie Myers. Kim was a mansion cadet where she worked for Past President Kirk Merrill, and attended the 67th Academy class. She was assigned to South Seattle (working for the former Past President John O’Laughlin) for 9 years.


2018 BOD - Past President - Kim Triplett


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Kim then moved to CID/TIC in Out of State License Fraud, Auto Theft & CDIU.  She promoted to Sergeant in 2006 and worked in Bremerton and East King County, retiring in 2012. Kim is now in the AG’s Office Medicaid Fraud Control Unit. Kim and her spouse Kristina live with their 13 year old son Michael, in Auburn.


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