Performing varied law enforcement duties including investigation of crime. Protection of life and property, enforces laws and ordinances and maintains order. Executes all tasks associated with first responder police services, general patrol duties, and collision investigation. Responds to major crime scene investigations for any death of a violent or suspicious nature, murder, suicide, accident, drug overdose, sexual assaults, and armed robberies. Enforces traffic and criminal laws. Patrols assigned areas in a vehicle and/or on foot. Deter and discover crime, perform investigations, aid persons in trouble, and render other public services. Respond to reports of crime and take action as the situation requires. Interview victims and witnesses, gather evidence and arrest suspects. Investigate suspicious persons, identify and secure evidence, and complete reports. Locate, document, and preserve physical evidence through visual examination, photography, and collection. Develop street contacts and obtain information about crimes, check known and possible stolen property outlets. Testify in court regarding investigations, evidence collected, arrests, and criminal cases referred for charges.
- Served as a Field Training Officer for 14 years while assigned to the Patrol Division.
- Was selected to serve a 3 year rotation in the Detective Division, specifically in the Domestic Violence position due to extensive training and experience in this field.
- Volunteered to serve on the Civil Emergency Response Team (CERT) which response to instances of civil unrest or riot to protect persons and property.
- Volunteered to serve as a Fusion Liaison Officer as a representative of the Sheriff's Office with the Washington State Fusion Center dealing with information specific to Homeland Security.