Mukilteo Police Department releases 2017 Annual Report

Department emphasizes hiring five new officers
Apr 04, 2018

Mukilte Police Chief Cheol Kang released the Mukilteo Police Department’s 2017 Annual Report last week to Mukilteo Mayor Jennifer Gregerson, Mukilteo City Councilmembers, and residents.

This is the second report submitted by Kang, who was appointed Chief on Jan. 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," Kang said. "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 percent
  • Crime trend analysis shows a decrease in the number of criminal citations and jail bookings
  • Hiring of four entry-level and one 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.
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