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David Proudfoot

Captain David Proudfoot is a 25 year veteran of the Seattle Police Department. 

Proudfoot’s long career includes patrol stints in the South and East precincts as well as working on the hostage negotiations team and as a patrol squad sergeant and Harbor Unit sergeant. He was promoted to Lieutenant in 2008, working as the South Precinct watch commander and became watch commander in the North Precinct the following year. During his career, Captain Proudfoot has served at every watch and rank within the South Precinct.

He became the Communications Section Operations Lieutenant in 2011 through 2013. Since January 2014 he has worked as the lieutenant in the Education and Training Section, assisting in the department’s transition and adherence to the Settlement Agreement.




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