Mukilteo, WA – Police Chief Cheol Kang released the Police Department’s 2017 Annual Report to Mayor Jennifer Gregerson, City Councilmembers and residents. This is the second report submitted by Chief Kang, who was appointed Chief on January 3, 2017.
“This report is but a snapshot of the tremendous work and dedication provided by the women and men who proudly wear the uniform of the Mukilteo Police Department,” said Chief Kang. “Throughout the year, we provided professional police services, and our staff displayed an unwavering commitment to partner with the community to solve problems and ensure the safety of our city.”
Other highlights of 2017 include
- Uniformed patrol officers responded to 16,434 calls for service and traffic-related incidents, compared to 14,585 calls for service, an increase of 12.7%
- Crime trend analysis shows a decrease in the number of criminal citations and jail bookings
- Hiring of 4 entry-level and 1 exceptional-entry (graduate of the basic law enforcement academy) officers
- The Department’s domestic Violence Coordinator worked with over 230 people affected by domestic violence in the city
- The department held its first Mukilteo Police Youth Academy at Kamiak High School with 17 high school-age participants graduating
The National Council for Home Safety and Security has ranked Mukilteo as one of the top 50 safest cities in Washington.