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 Deputy Director of Operations, Mark oversees police and fire/EMS call taking and dispatch at South Sound 911.
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 Research Forum (PERF). He obtained executive-level certification through the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission.