CAPTAIN STEVE PAULSEN
Captain Steven Paulsen began his career with the Seattle Police Department in January/1985. Captain Paulsen has worked as a police officer in each of the precincts as well as a Detective in the Narcotics Section. In 1991, he was promoted to sergeant and served in the South Precinct as well as in the Traffic Section. In 1994, Captain Paulsen was recruited to assist in the formation of the Special Deployment unit (now known as Homeland Security).
In 1996, Captain Paulsen was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant where he had the pleasure of serving the West, North and Southwest Precincts as well as a second tour in the Special Deployment Unit. Captain Paulsen has also been assigned to the Traffic Section as the Motorcycle Unit Commander.
In 2010, Captain Paulsen was promoted to the rank of Captain where he has enjoyed his assignments in the Southwest Precinct and as the current commander of your South Precinct.
Captain Paulsen was born and raised in Seattle and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Seattle Pacific University. Captain Paulsen has also completed several advance studies in Leadership/Management during his career with the Seattle Police Department.