PRECINCT CAPTAIN MIKE EDWARDS
Captain Mike Edwards began his police career with the Seattle Police Department April 16, 1980. In his previous assignment as a Captain he commanded the Education & Training Section.
As a Lieutenant he held assignments as the Investigations Procedures Committee Commander, Narcotics Commander, and the Special Assignments Commander which included the Fraud/Forgery Unit, Auto Theft Unit, Pawnshop Detail, Major Crimes Task Force and Electronic Crimes Squad. As a sergeant he was assigned to the North Emphasis Team, North Precinct Nora Sector, East Precinct George Sector, West Precinct David Sector and Traffic Section. As an officer he was a Narcotics Detective, SWAT member and worked East, West and North Precincts in patrol. He served 13 years on the Board of Directors of the Seattle Police Officer’s Guild with 6 of those years as the Guild President.
Captain Mike Edwards is the son of a career Air Force parent and has traveled extensively both domestically and abroad with his family during his father’s 26 year military service. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from the University of Texas but is the proud father of a UW Husky graduate.