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Posted on: February 25, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Pete Caw Promoted to Mountlake Terrace Police Chief

Police Chief Pete Caw

Chief Caw has 43 years of law enforcement experience including 32 years with the City of Mountlake Terrace. He joined the Mountlake Terrace Police Department in 1987 and has served as a Police Officer, Patrol Sergeant, Detective Sergeant, Assistant Chief and Deputy Chief before being appointed to Interim Chief.

“Chief Caw’s ties with residents, and his knowledge of the community as a whole, are a tremendous asset in reinforcing the value of relationships between the community and law enforcement,” said City Manager Hugill.

Chief Caw will oversee an accredited Police Department with 35 full-time positions, including 27 commissioned law enforcement personnel, including two commanders. The department is known for its successful community policing approach to law enforcement that includes an outreach program and Domestic Violence victim support.

Chief Caw will be sworn in at the March 4 City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m.

For more information, please contact City Clerk/Community Relations Director Virginia Olsen at (425) 744-6206 or via email at


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