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Blaine Gunkel

Areas of Expertise: Washington State Patrol
Expert Photo Lieutenant Blaine Gunkel is Assistant District Commander of the Thurston County patrol detachments and motorcycle unit in District 1. This patrol area encompasses the wildlife and wetlands of the Nisqually delta, the state capitol, a mix of communities and rural populations throughout the county, and a high volume of traffic from motorists traveling south on the interstate, visitors to the capitol and west to the ocean beaches.