Command Staff

3 Stars

Erik Scairpon - Chief of Police

Chief of Police Scairpon was recently selected as the Chief of Police for Marysville, WA Police Department. He works to build public trust and value employees, practice dispersed ethical leadership, help communities recover from mass violence incidents, and ensure under-served crime victims' needs are met.

Chief Scairpon previously served as a Captain with the Redmond Police Department overseeing the Operations division. Since 1998, Scairpon rose through the ranks working in various roles with the Redmond Police Department. Erik Scairpon attended the Police Executive Research Forum's Senior Management Institute for Police. He earned a master's degree in Organizational Leadership from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota and holds a bachelor's degree in Sociology from the University of Washington.

Chief Scairpon volunteers his time with Victim Support Services, a statewide crime victims advocacy, education, and awareness non-profit, and participates as a regional leader in the Special Olympics Washington Law Enforcement Torch Run.

2 Stars

Jeff Goldman - Assistant Chief

Interim Chief of Police Goldman started his career with the Marysville Police Department in August 1989. He started his career in law enforcement as a custody officer before being hired by Marysville PD. 

At Marysville he worked in various roles before becoming Interim Chief of Police: Patrol Officer, Gang Officer, Detective, Detective Sergeant, Patrol Sergeant, Operations Lieutenant, Operations Commander, and Assistant Chief.

Chief Goldman attended George C. Wallace College and Everett Community College where he earned a degree in Police Science.

1 Star

Mark Thomas - Operations Commander

Commander Thomas started his law enforcement career at the Marysville Police Department in September 1991. Thomas previously held a variety of assignments including: Bike Patrol, SWAT Team Leader & Commander, Narcotics Detective, FTO, Patrol Sergeant, and Arson Investigation.

His current assignments include: Special Operations, Command Supervision of Code Enforcement, School Resource Officers, SWAT, CNT, K-9, and the Public Information Officer Program, as well as other special duties and projects.

Commander Thomas is a member of the Marysville Rotary. He also holds an A.A. in Administration of Justice.

1 Star

Larry Buell - Operations Commander

Commander Buell started his law enforcement career at the Marysville Police Department in 1996. He has previously served as a Defensive Tactics Instructor, SWAT, FTO, SRO, Detective (Narcotics, Child Crimes), Training Sergeant, Patrol Sergeant, and Professional Standards Lieutenant.

He currently serves the department as the Commander of Patrol Operations, as well as the Marysville Volunteer Program (MVP).

Commander Buell also has B.A. in Education from Western Washington University.

1 Star

Wendy Wade - Administrative Commander

Commander Wade started her career at the Marysville Police Department in July 1990. She has taken on many roles with Marysville PD including: Patrol, DARE officer, School Resource Officer, FTO, Patrol Sergeant, Lieutenant for Professional Standards, Commander for Investigations, Training, Recruitment and Hiring, and Jail. 

She is currently the Commander of the Administrative Division.

Commander Wade is a member of International Women Leaders in Law Enforcement, as well as a member of Marysville Rotary. She also earned a B.A. in English Education.

1 Star

Robert Lamoureux - Professional Standards Commander

Commander Lamoureux started at the Marysville Police Department in March 1986. He has served in several roles such as D.A.R.E. Officer, Bicycle Patrol Officer, Detective, Patrol Sergeant, Public Information Officer, Operations Commander, and Administrative Services Commander.

He now holds multiple assignments including Professional Standards Unit, Training Unit Manager, Policy and Procedure, Accreditation Manager, Recruitment and Hiring Manager, and Civil Service Representative.

Commander Lamoureux was a Dean’s Scholar as he earned his B.S. in Criminal Justice Administration. He also graduated from the FBI National Academy, achieved the WSCJTC Executive Certification, and has been honored with the Chief’s Meritorious Service Award and Rotary International Paul Harris Fellow.

1 Star

Brad Akau - Investigations Commander

Commander Akau started his career with the Marysville Police Department in 1994, but served prior at Honolulu PD for 10 years. In his law enforcement career he as taken on many different assignments including: Investigations, Drug Unit Detective, Patrol Sergeant, Pro Act Sergeant, SWAT, Lieutenant of Operations, and Operations Commander.

He currently serves the department in the Investigation Division, providing Command Supervision of the Investigations Unit. He also is assigned to the Property Crimes Unit and NITE/Pro Act Team.