Congratulations to Sergeant Zaehler who was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in May.
Sergeant Zaehler started with Tukwila in 2012 as an entry level officer. From 2012-2021 He was assigned to the Patrol Division where he worked both day and night shift. While in the Patrol Division, Sergeant Zaehler was part of the Civil Disturbance Unit (CDU) and Crisis Communications Team as well as a Field Training Officer (FTO). Sergeant Zaehler also took on the role of Crisis Intervention Coordinator.
In 2021 Sergeant Zaehler was assigned to the Professional Standards Unit (PSU) as the Training Coordinator where he served until his promotion to Sergeant in May 2022.
Sergeant Zaehler has earned two life saving awards and an employee of the quarter award during his tenure with us.