Mayor Jim Ferrell gave the oath of office and helped swear in five new members of the Federal Way Police Department at Tuesday’s council meeting.
Officer Ricardo Cuellar: Officer Cuellar is an entry-level police officer, recently graduating from the police academy in February. Prior to embarking on his law enforcement career, Cuellar was a learning and development manager. Cuellar is fluent in Spanish, and very involved with his church. He has been married to his wife, Cynthia, for four years.
Officer Eric Reyna: Officer Reyna is a two-year lateral police officer from Warrensburg, Missouri. Before that, he worked for Xerox as a customer care representative. Reyna majored in health and physical education at Eastern New Mexico University. He enjoys playing baseball and had actually toured Australia on a traveling team. He has a 5-year-old son named Landon.
Officer Bryan Mullet: Officer Mullet is a seven-year lateral police officer from Avon, Colorado. He was born and raised in Colorado, but wanted more opportunity and the challenge that a small mountain agency couldn’t provide. Mullet has experience as a field training officer and crime scene tech. He has a 19-year-old daughter and is an avid bowler and fisherman.
Officer Cody Robertson: Officer Robertson is a five-year lateral police officer from Post Falls, Idaho. While at Post Falls, he was a K-9 officer, a member of the SWAT team and a drug abuse recognition expert, and had also taught at the Idaho Police Academy. He is a U.S. Army veteran, serving a single tour in Iraq, and has been married to his wife, Kayela, for nine years.
Officer Richard Graham: Officer Graham is a two-year lateral police officer from the Kauai Police Department in Hawaii. He has served 11 years in the U.S. Marines and was a captain in charge of an aviation maintenance unit. He has a bachelor of science degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University with a minor in air traffic control. Graham grew up on the East Coast and is currently single. He enjoys scuba diving and golfing.