King County Sheriff renews Basic Law Enforcement training certification

Mar 28, 2023, 7:17 AM | Updated: 12:03 pm


King County Sheriff Patti Cole-Tindall

The King County Sheriff earned her law enforcement credentials Tuesday.

Patti Cole-Tindall knew when she was appointed to her position by King County Executive Dow Constantine last year that she would need to be re-certified as a Peace Officer.

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And to do that, she needed to attend a 19-week course at Washington’s Basic Law Enforcement Academy.

Executive Dow Constantine and other county leaders attended her graduation at the Burien Academy. The event was live-streamed at 11 a.m. here.

Cole-Tindall was unanimously confirmed by the King County Council back on May 18, 2022.

She is the first person of color to serve as King County Sheriff.

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