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Police Support Officer
PSO Writing TicketThe Mill Creek Police Department Police Support Officer (PSO) consists of a limited-commission police officer who acts as support to the Patrol and Investigative Units of the department.

This position is currently filled by Officer Pigott who has successfully completed the Corrections Academy as well as extensive training in Animal Control.

Police Support Officer Duties
The PSO provides a wide variety of support services to patrol officers, citizens, and visitors of Mill Creek.  These services include:

Animal Control Officer
The PSO is an animal control officer who responds to calls regarding aggressive pets, excessive animal noise, well-being checks of domestic animals, lost and found pets, cruelty / neglect cases, and more. To see more regarding this portion of the police support officer’s position, please review the Animal Control Division.

Block Watch Programs

The PSO represents the Mill Creek Police Department at the National Night Out event, which is held annually in August. Tours of the Mill Creek Police Department are gladly scheduled for boys and girls scouts groups and those who wish to know more about our Police Department.

Code Enforcement
The PSO responds to complaints regarding storage of disable vehicles, garbage and debris in a public right-of-way, invasive vegetation, and other violations to the City of Mill Creek Municipal Code.

Crime Prevention
The PSO patrols the city and works closely with residents regarding suspicious activities, littering, and excessive noise complaints.

Human Assistance
The PSO responds to various human assistance calls such as disabled vehicles, keys locked in vehicles, and locked vehicles with children or animals inside.

Lost & Found Property
The PSO responds to lost and found property calls and helps owners to re-unite with their lost property.

Parking Enforcement
The PSO responds to all parking complaint calls and implements parking laws in the City of Mill Creek. With a zero-tolerance policy to violators who park in handicap zones, the police support officer diligently monitors parking lots with handicap parking areas.

Support to Patrol Officers
At times of collisions and traffic hazards, the police support officer directs traffic, removes debris from the road, and assists towing companies in removing blocked vehicles. The PSO responds to disabled vehicle calls, where they assist by jump starting vehicles and pushing disabled vehicles to a safe area.

Prisoner Transport
The PSO transports prisoners to and from Snohomish County jails as well as for Court hearings.

This position also supports all other sections of the police department with needs as they arise.

Forms & Brochures

The Police Support Officer also has a large amount of forms and informational brochures available to the public.