Police Command Staff

CommandStaff

The command officers and staff work with the Office of the Chief of Police to ensure availability of resources for planning, organizing, directing, coordinating, and providing leadership to accomplish the department vision & mission in alignment with our values.

Vision

The Redmond Police Department is an organization dedicated to customer service and problem-solving through collaboration and communication. We work to ensure an environment which values trust, excellence, and accountability through leadership. 

Mission

The Redmond Police Department provides law enforcement services to our community in a manner that reflects our core values of Respect, Professionalism, Dedication, and Leadership.


Values

COMMITMENT TO SERVICE   •   INTEGRITY       ACCOUNTABILITY       WELCOMING

RESPECT        PROFESSIONALISM       DEDICATION       LEADERSHIP



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Chief Darrell Lowe

Office of the Chief of Police

Chief Darrell Lowe has served as the Chief of Police since 2019. He is a 30-year law enforcement veteran who previously served the Santa Monica, CA Police Department. He has experience as a Division Commander, Executive Officer and Captain. Chief Lowe holds a Master’s Degree in Emergency Services Administration from California State University Long Beach and a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from California State University Northridge. Chief Lowe is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, the Center for Creative Leadership, and the Executive Leadership Institute at Drucker School of Management. He has designed training courses that are now the state standard for California, he is a contributing author of Department of Justice guidebooks, and has experience as a collegiate college instructor. Chief Lowe currently serves as the President of King County Police Chiefs and Sheriffs, is a Board Member of the Washington Association of Sheriffs & Police Chiefs, and served on the Governor’s Task Force on Independent Investigations of Police Use of Force.


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Adm. Rena Thompson

Administrative Coordinator Rena Thompson

Office of the Chief of Police 

Admin. Rena Thompson has served the Redmond Police Department since 2014 and keeps the department organized and running smoothly by handling all administrative tasks. She coordinates general operations, serves as a point of contact for employees and customers, and ensures everything is on schedule to meet or exceed deadlines. Rena began her public service career as a teacher after completing undergraduate studies in education. As a volunteer, she was the first female firefighter in Three Rivers, Oregon, and served as a certified wildland firefighter, emergency medical technician, and Assistant Fire Chief.

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Captain Tim Gately

Operations Bureau

Capt. Gately joined the Redmond Police Department in 2004 and is a 23-year law enforcement veteran. His command-level assignments have included patrol operations, criminal investigations, and administration. Capt. Gately holds a Master’s of Public Administration (EMPA) from the University of Washington, a Master's of Law Enforcement & Public Safety Leadership from the University of San Diego, and a B.S. in Communications from the City University of Seattle. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, the Center for Creative Leadership, and the Executive Leadership Institute at Drucker School of Management. He has authored national publications on community partnerships and responses to homelessness. Capt. Gately serves as a state Board Member and National Youth Leadership Program Coordinator for the FBI National Academy Associates.

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Captain Brian Coats

Administration Bureau

Capt. Coats has served Redmond since 1991 and has served as a Field Training Officer, Administrative Systems Officer, Detective, Public Information Officer, SWAT operator, and CNT supervisor. He was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2012 and to the rank of Lieutenant in 2018. Capt. Coats holds a B.A. in Political Science from Western Washington University and is a graduate of the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety School of Police Staff and Command. Capt. Coats is known for his tenacity to solve problems by working collaboratively with both internal and external partners.

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Civilian Commander Sheryl Mullen

Support Services Division

Cdr. Mullen joined the Redmond Police Department in 2016 and oversees professional staff in the 911 center, Records Unit, and Evidence Unit. She began her career as an Emergency Dispatcher in 1989 at the Bellevue (WA) Police Eastside Communications Center. Cdr. Mullen holds a Bachelor of Arts in Education from Western Washington University, and is a graduate of Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command, and APCO’s Registered Public Safety Leader and Certified Public Safety Executive program. Cdr. Mullen seeks out opportunities to be involved in the community, including Shop with a Cop, understanding and advocating for public awareness of the important contributions of civilians and professional staff in law enforcement. 

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Lieutenant Martin Fuller

Criminal Investigations Division

Lt. Fuller has served the Redmond Police Department since 2002. He has command-level experience in patrol and investigations. He has served Redmond as a Patrol Officer, Traffic Officer, Collision Investigator, Field Training Officer, and Sergeant. He has supervisory experience in patrol, training, and detectives. Lt. Fuller was promoted to Sergeant in 2011. Since then, he has supervised Patrol, Training, and Detectives. Lt. Fuller coordinates inter-agency cooperation with regional task forces, including the King County Independent Force Investigation Team and serves as a board member for the Greater Puget Sound Fraud and ID Theft Task Force. Lt. Fuller is the department liaison to the Redmond Police Foundation.

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Lieutenant Julie Beard

Patrol Division

Lt. Beard has served Redmond since 2004. She oversees Patrol Operations, including Patrol Swingshift and Nightshift Units, and the Mental Health Professional program. Lt. Beard has worked as a patrol officer, Taser instructor, recruiter, Explorer Advisor, Field Training Officer, Neighborhood Resource Officer, Peer Support Team Member, Patrol Sergeant, and Community Engagement Sergeant. Lt. Beard holds a Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership from Gonzaga University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Washington. Lt. Beard is a graduate of the Center for Creative Leadership and Leadership Eastside. She is a board member for the Northwest Women’s Law Enforcement Network. She enjoys participating in triathlons and playing soccer with her family. 

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Lieutenant Ryan George

Patrol Division

Lt. George began serving Redmond in 2008 and currently oversees Patrol Operations, including Dayshift Patrol Units, the Traffic Unit, and the Bicycle Unit. His previous assignments include supervision of Patrol and Community Engagement Units. Lt. George has served as a Patrol Officer, SWAT Team member, and as an Instructor for Firearms, Active Shooter Response, and Less Lethal Munitions. Lt. George is a veteran of both the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in both Automotive Technology Service and Technical Sales and is a graduate of the Executive Leadership Institute at Drucker School of Management.

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Public Information Officer Jill Green

Public & Media Relations

PIO Green has served Redmond since 2021 and oversees all efforts to connect our community with the important work of our department. She is responsible for disseminating police news, including breaking stories, to the media and public. Green also manages the department’s social media and online presence, ensuring our community can access information vital to positive police/community relationships. Green holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications - Media from Truman State University.

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Sgt. Sabrina Chivington

Sergeant Sabrina Chivington

Office of Professional Standards

The Office of Professional Standards maintains oversight of internal affairs, compliments, complaints, internal audits/accreditation, reporting, and body-worn/in-car camera systems. Sgt. Chivington began serving Redmond in 2007. She has served as a patrol officer, hiring & recruiting officer, a police academy instructor, and patrol sergeant. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice & Sociology from Washington State University.

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