Please join us in welcoming Officer David Chao (#264) to the Tukwila PD family and the Tukwila community. Officer Chao joins us as a lateral officer from Southern California where he served from 2016-2021. During his time in Southern California, Officer Chao earned a bronze Life-Saving Medal in recognition for evacuating a burning apartment complex during an active fire which saved multiple lives.
Officer Chao grew up in the Skyway area and proudly served our nation as a United States Marine with the U.S. Marine Corps from 2010 – 2015. He deployed twice to Afghanistan and Jordan during his service and was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (NAM) for establishing the Marine Corps logistical hub in Jordan for Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force (SPMATF).
Welcome to Tukwila Officer Chao!