Steven Strachan

Lacey, WA 98516
United States
Telephone: 3604862380
Temporary address during session:
STE 200
Lacey, WA 98516
United States
Steven Strachan
Lobbying since: 2018
Chief Steve Strachan has over 32 years of law enforcement experience, including 14 years as a Chief and Sheriff. Prior to becoming Bremerton's Chief, Steve served the King County Sheriff's Office from 2011-2012 as the Chief Deputy and as the Sheriff, after being appointed by the King County Council following the retirement of Sheriff Sue Rahr. From 2006-2010, Steve was Chief of Police in Kent, Washington, and from 2004-2006 Steve was Chief of Police in Lakeville, Minnesota, where he started his law enforcement career 19 years earlier. During his law enforcement career, Steve has served as a Patrol Officer, DARE Officer, School Resource Officer, Detective, Administrative Sergeant, Patrol Sergeant, SWAT Team Member, and SWAT Team Commander. In 1996, Steve was elected to the first of two terms as a City Council Member in Farmington, Minnesota. In 2002, Steve was elected to the Minnesota House of Representatives, where he served on the Judiciary, Government Operations, and State Government Finance Committees. While in the House, Steve was the Chief Author of the high-profile bill lowering the legal limit for drunk driving to .08, which was passed into law in 2004. Steve received the Legislator of the Year Award from Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD). Steve has also served on the Public Safety Facilities Commission for Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura, and was later appointed by Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty to the State Sex Offender Policy Commission, the DWI Task Force, and the Governor's Stadium Commission. Steve holds a bachelor's degree in Sociology from the University of Minnesota, and a Master's Degree in Public Administration from Minnesota State University. He is a graduate of the FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Seminar (LEEDS) Class #51, and was a member of Session #44 of the Senior Management Institute for Police through the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) in Boston, Massachusetts. From 2007-2010, Steve served as an appointee of Washington Governor Christine Gregoire to the Washington State Auto Theft Prevention Authority. Steve serves on the Executive Board of the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs, and is Co-Chair of the Legislative Committee. In 2014, he was appointed by Governor Jay Inslee to the SR 530 Landslide Commission. He is a Board Member of Kitsap Mental Health, a member of the International Association of Police Chiefs, a past Chair of the King County Police Chiefs Association, a past President of the Kent Rotary Club and an active member and current President of the Bremerton Rotary Club. Chief Strachan was appointed in 2015 to the Washington State Clemency and Pardons Board by Governor Inslee. In 2018, Steve became the Executive Director for the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs.

This lobbyist certified completion of required code of conduct training on 12/17/2019.

Monthly lobbying reports

Lobbyists are required to file monthly reports for any period in which they are employed, even if there is no reportable activity. The list below includes all reports for 2016 and later. Reports for periods prior to January 2016 are available in the historical archive.

Report for month Date filed/amended
April 2020 14/05/20 - 10:55 am
March 2020 13/04/20 - 10:02 am
February 2020 16/03/20 - 7:07 am
January 2020 14/02/20 - 10:08 am
December 2019 16/01/20 - 12:11 pm
November 2019 16/12/19 - 10:46 am
October 2019 13/11/19 - 1:33 pm
September 2019 14/10/19 - 10:48 am
August 2019 16/09/19 - 10:31 am
July 2019 14/08/19 - 1:12 pm
June 2019 17/07/19 - 1:15 pm
May 2019 18/06/19 - 11:15 am
April 2019 15/05/19 - 3:16 pm
March 2019 15/04/19 - 3:06 pm
February 2019 14/03/19 - 3:45 pm
January 2019 15/02/19 - 12:24 pm
December 2018 08/01/19 - 1:28 pm
November 2018 12/12/18 - 9:29 am
October 2018 14/11/18 - 1:44 pm
September 2018 15/10/18 - 12:12 pm
August 2018 13/09/18 - 11:28 am
July 2018 15/08/18 - 11:00 am
June 2018 13/07/18 - 12:24 pm
May 2018 13/06/18 - 9:00 am
April 2018 14/05/18 - 10:16 am
March 2018 13/04/18 - 1:48 pm
February 2018 16/03/18 - 11:17 am
January 2018 15/02/18 - 2:22 pm

Lobbyist employers

The list below includes all employers for 2016 and later. Employers for periods prior to January 2016 are available in the historical archive.

Employer Employment Registration Years Employed
WA ASSN OF SHERIFFS & POLICE CHIEFS View report 2018, 2019, 2020