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Sue Rahr

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Name  Sue Rahr

Role  Sheriff
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Education  Washington State University

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Susan L. Rahr is a former sheriff of King County, Washington.


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Rahr was the first female King County Sheriff.

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Career in the King County Sheriff's Office

Sheriff Rahr began her career with five years on patrol at Precincts Two and Three and undercover narcotics. Following her promotion to sergeant, she supervised Precinct Four patrol and then Burglary/Larceny, Proactive, Criminal Warrants, and Special Assault Units. Six years later, she was promoted to operations captain at Precinct Three. She later served as the commander of the Internal Investigations and Gang Units, and the Special Investigations Section. She was promoted to major of Precinct Two in 1997, and was selected to be the police chief for Shoreline in 1998. She was Chief of the Sheriff's Office Field Operations Division for 4.5 years before being appointed by outgoing Sheriff Dave Reichert after he was elected to Congress. Rahr was elected sheriff in her own right in November 2005.

She ran, unopposed, for re-election on November 3, 2009, and received 97.45% of the vote.

On March 31, 2012, Rahr resigned to lead the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission. She appointed Chief Deputy Steve Strachan to fill the position until a new sheriff was elected.


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