Mukilteo Police Department Releases 2015 Annual Report

The Mukilteo Police Department’s 2015 Annual Report is the first year-end report given to the Mayor, City Council and residents from Police Chief Charles Macklin, who was appointed Chief on September 8, 2015.  “It was a year of transition,” said Chief Macklin.  “Two commissioned officers with a collective 38 years of law enforcement experience between them retired, and another transferred to different agency.  After I was appointed Chief, Detective Sergeant Cheol Kang was promoted in December to Commander.”

“I am so proud of the achievements of the women and men in our Police Department,” said Mayor Jennifer Gregerson.  “From the success of the Neighborhood Block Watch groups, Citizen’s Police Academy, National Night Out, and the happy statistics of nearly 96% of stolen vehicles being recovered demonstrates their commitment to our community and safety of all of us.”

Other highlights of 2015 include

  • Two Community Service Officer – Park Ranger positions to enforce parking regulations and free up other officers for more urgent calls
  • Two entry-level police officers graduated from the Basic Law Enforcement Academy and completed their field training
  • A lateral officer with 29 years of experience joined the Department
  • “New World” computer aided dispatch and report writing software connecting all law enforcement agencies in Snohomish County was implemented
  • Total calls for the Patrol Division increased 2.5% over 2014
  • Continued partnership with “Target Zero Teams DUI/Traffic Task Force” to address traffic safety
  • No fatal traffic collisions in Mukilteo
  • Staffing shortages due to retirements, transfers, or promotions
  • 82% increase in the number of training hours for the department, including Basic Law Enforcement Academy training hours
  • National Night Out Against Crime event had a 33% increase in attendance (the 2016 event is scheduled for August 2, 2016 at the Mukilteo YMCA), and netted the Department their second National Association of Town Watch award for organizing, participation and community outreach
  • Expanded Neighborhood Block Watch to 49 watch groups
  • Introduction of the PD’s “movie night” to promote community outreach
  • Incorporation of the Mukilteo Police Foundation to support and enhance the efforts of the PD through public safety and community partnerships

Click on this link to read the full 2015 Police Department Annual Report.


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