Mark Mears has been in law enforcement since 1983 and in 2015 retired as the Chief of Police with the Fife Police Department.
He has worked in all aspects of law enforcement operations and administration and is an active assessor for the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs LEMAP and Accreditation programs.
As South Sound 911's Law Enforcement Deputy Director, Mark oversees all aspects of law enforcement communications within Pierce County.
Mark received his MPA and MBA from City University, is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command and Police Executive Resarch Forum (PERF). He obtained executive-level certification through the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission.