May 19, 2024 7:31 pm

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Bureau Chief Scott Robertson retires after 31 years of service

SNOHOMISH COUNTYSnohomish County Sheriff’s Office Bureau Chief Scott Robertson retires after 31 years of dedicated service in law enforcement.

Prior to joining the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office as a lateral deputy sheriff in 2000, Robertson spent eight years with Clyde Hill and Kirkland police departments. He served in various capacities—patrol, investigations, and special operations—and in 2013, was promoted to sergeant.

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Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Bureau Chief Scott Robertson (left) with his family. SOURCE: Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.

By 2016, Robertson achieved the rank of lieutenant and took on the role of precinct commander for the Sheriff’s Office South Precinct, overseeing police services for over 260,000 residents in unincorporated south Snohomish County.

Robertson’s commitment to excellence continued, and in 2019 and 2020, he served as second in command at the Snohomish County Jail. During this time, he helped implement proactive COVID protocols and processes, and fostered partnerships with healthcare providers for in-custody substance use disorder treatment.

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Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Bureau Chief Scott Robertson (center left) with Sheriff Adam Fortney (center right) and members of the law enforcement. SOURCE: Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.

Robertson was promoted in 2021 to Bureau Chief of Operations where he oversaw patrol divisions at the north, south, and east precincts, as well as the six contract cities in Snohomish County for which the Sherif’s Office provide police services. Notably, over the past two years, Bureau Chief Robertson spearheaded the project for a brand-new south precinct that is set to open in 2024.

This upcoming Sunday, December 31, will mark Bureau Chief Scott Robertson’s final day of service.

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office and the Snohomish County community expresses their gratitude and congratulate Bureau Chief Scott Robertson for his remarkable 31 years of dedication and unwavering commitment to keeping Snohomish County communities safe.

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SOURCE: Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.

SOURCE: Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office

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