By Caleb Hutton
Everson Police Sgt. Dan MacPhee will officially take on the role of police chief in the coming days, following the death of Erik Ramstead, the longtime head of the department.
Here’s the announcement from Mayor John Perry:
The City of Everson has promoted Sgt. Dan MacPhee to the position of Chief of Police. Sgt. MacPhee has been with the Everson Police Dept. for 13 yrs. He was hired in March of 2000 and served as a patrol officer until his promotion to Sergeant in 2006. He was appointed to the position of Interim Chief of Police in January following the passing of Chief Erik Ramstead. Sgt. MacPhee was instrumental in maintaining the security of our citizens during an extremely difficult time for our police department. At the March 12th Everson City Council meeting, Sgt. MacPhee will be sworn in as Everson’s Chief of Police.
Sgt. MacPhee is a graduate of Lynden High School and Western Washington University.