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Robertson Takes the Helm as Darrington Police Chief

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  December 18, 2014

CONTACT: Shari Ireton, Director of Communications,
Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, 425-388-3377, Media line: 425-249-6263

DARRINGTON, Wash. – Sgt. Scott Robertson, who has a 20 year career in law enforcement, was assigned to the position of Darrington Police Chief, effective November 4, 2014. 

Robertson graduated from Central Washington University with a BA in Law and Justice in 1992.  He started his law enforcement career with Clyde Hill Police Department in January 1993, and then worked for Kirkland Police Department from 1995 to 2000.  Robertson joined the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office in 2000. 

During his career, Robertson has worked in a variety of units, including SWAT, Swift Water, Marine, Dive Team, Civil Disturbance, Chemical Agent Response Team, and Traffic.  He has served as a Field Training Officer, Defensive Tactics Instructor, and Emergency Motor Vehicle and Motorcycle Operator Instructor.  

Robertson was promoted to sergeant in 2013 and has taught criminal justice classes at Everett and Skagit Valley Community College. 

“I’m looking forward to serving the residents of Darrington and the surrounding communities,” he said.

The City of Darrington has contracted with the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office for police services since 1999.