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Robertson Selected as Granite Falls Police Chief


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

GRANITE FALLS, Wash. – Sgt. Scott Robertson, who has a 20 year career in law enforcement, has been selected to serve as the Granite Falls Police Chief effective March 9, 2015.  The previous chief, Sgt. Dave Bowman, remains on medical leave following an accident last October.

Robertson most recently served as chief of the Darrington Police Department.  During his career, he 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 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.    He was promoted to sergeant in 2013 and has taught criminal justice classes at Everett and Skagit Valley Community College. 

The City of Granite Falls has contracted with the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office for police services since 2014.