Issaquah City Council confirms Scott Behrbaum as new police chief
April 8, 2014
NEW — 10:55 a.m. April 8, 2014
In a unanimous decision April 7, the Issaquah City Council confirmed Mayor Fred Butler’s appointment of Cmdr. Scott Behrbaum as the new chief of the Issaquah Police Department.
Behrbaum will take the place of retiring Chief Paul Ayers, who served as the department’s leadership for seven years. Ayers’ last day will be April 15.
Behrbaum has served with the department for 18 years and has held the post of patrol commander for the past six. He has also worked as a patrol sergeant, crime prevention officer, narcotics officer and as the agency’s first school resource officer at Issaquah High School.