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Mukilteo Police Department 2019 Annual report

MISSION: The mission of the Mukilteo Police Department is “to provide professional police service for and with the community.”

VISION: To be a model Police Department invested in the growth and safety of our community through innovation and a balanced approach to Law Enforcement.

CORE VALUES

  • Professionalism – With pride we enforce the law with compassion, fairness, and respect for all. We strive for excellence in service by being a highly trained, self-disciplined, and motivated team.
  • Integrity – We hold ourselves accountable to the highest standards of moral and ethical conduct. We hold ourselves to elevated standards of trust, responsibility, and discipline while promoting justice in a fair and impartial manner.
  • Community – We are committed to partnering with the community to ensure public safety and promote a high quality of life. We value open communication and mutual trust.
Our staff are the most important part of our organization. They are the force providing essential emergency services, follow up investigations, evidence and records support, and serve as the subject matter experts helping to run an organization that prides itself on establishing and maintaining community partnerships.

Officer Danielle Ball (center) graduates from the police academy.

Officers Eric Ofori and Peg Bohan also graduated from the police academy in 2019

(Top left) Corporal Shapoval celebrates 5 years with MPD. (Top left) Corporal Greenmun celebrates 20 years with MPD. (Bottom left) Officer Rekow celebrates 20 years with MPD. (Bottom right) Sergeant Fanning celebrates 20 years with MPD.
CRIME & SERVICE LEVEL STATISTICS
PATROL DIVISION
  • Calls for service (2019) 29,346: These are all calls for service and self-initiated incidents. This is a 19.2% increase from 2018. Self-initiated incidents such as extra patrols, security checks, and traffic emphasis patrols, are the largest reason for the increase in the total call for service increase. Officers are proactively utilizing all of their shift down time while promptly responding to emergency calls for service.
  • Traffic incidents remains our number one citizen driven call for service

Patrol Division highlights

  • 22 Stolen vehicles recovered
  • 142 subjects with outstanding arrest warrants apprehended
  • 34 protection and anti-harassment orders served
  • Saving lives: Our patrol officers are trained and carry nalaxone, an opiate antidote. Officers were able to save the life of a subject who had overdosed on heroin
  • Certified an officer to operate a police motorcycle
  • Officers fluent in several languages (Spanish and Russian) provided language support for police investigations in our agency and neighboring jurisdictions
  • North Sound Metro SWAT: added a negotiator to the Hostage Negotiations Team
Officers Bergman, Rekow, and Ball take a selfie in celebration of National Police Woman Day

SPECIAL OPERATIONS

  • Proactive policing: Conducted four separate narcotics investigations resulting in the arrest of five local drug dealers and the seizure of over 300 grams of methamphetamine, 174 grams of heroin, and over $13,000 in cash (and rescued two kittens).
  • Detectives were assigned 217 cases for follow up; 109 cases were filed for prosecution

COMMUNITY SERVICES

The Community Services Division is comprised of the Community Services Officers (Rangers and Animal Control), School Resource Officer, Crime Prevention Officer, police volunteers, and part time Domestic Violence Coordinator. This division is responsible for the education and outreach efforts of the police department.
Officer Dodds, our School Resource Officer, conducts a field sobriety test during Kamiak High School's annual mock DUI crash for their graduating seniors
Community Service Officer Duke with her dog "Stanley" on their weekly visit to Harbour Pointe Senior Living

CRIME PREVENTION

  • Police volunteers logged 1092.20 hours. We have over 30 active members in our volunteer program (to include Police Chaplains)
  • 28 community presentations and events sponsored by the police department
  • 54: Total number of Block Watch groups in the city. Four new groups were added this year

COMMUNITY SERVICE OFFICERS

  • Community Service Officers (Animal Control and Park Rangers): Issued 1,553 parking tickets

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COORDINATOR

Our contracted part-time Domestic Violence Coordinator assists victims and others affected by domestic violence by providing resources and helping guide victims through the criminal justice system.

DV Coordinator's 2019 workload
Graduates from the Third Annual Youth Academy pose with Mayor Gregerson and Assistant Chief Koen

A video summary of 2019. Thank you Mukilteo for your support!!

Credits:

Created with an image by M. B. M. - "“Saints don’t live on Park Avenue.”"