Pete FisherChief of PolicePhone: 253-896-8266Biography
Pete Fisher became the Chief of Police for the City of Fife in March 2016, bringing with him more than 22 years of law enforcement experience. Prior to becoming the Chief, Pete was the Operations Lieutenant for the Bremerton Police Department. Earlier in his career, he was a Police Officer with the Metropolitan Park District Police Department of Tacoma.
Additionally, Chief Fisher has specialized as a Defensive Tactics Instructor, EVOC Instructor and Collision Reconstructionist. A New Hampshire native, Pete served four years in the United States Air Force before moving to the Puget Sound. He began his law enforcement career as a Reserve Officer for the Town of Ruston in 1994.
Chief Fisher received his Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership and his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. He also holds two Graduate Certificates; one in Organizational Development and one in Law Enforcement Education. Pete is a graduate of the Northwest Law Enforcement Command College, as well as Session 247 of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) National Academy, and Session 67 of the Senior Management Institute for Police.
Aaron GardnerAssistant ChiefPhone: 253-896-8247Biography
Assistant Chief Aaron Gardner started with the Fife Police Department in September of 2006. Prior to working for the Fife Police Department, he worked for the City of Milton and the City of Lacey Police Departments. Assistant Chief Gardner has worked Patrol, Traffic, K-9, Field Training Officer, Patrol Sergeant, and Captain prior to assuming his current duties in 2018.
Assistant Chief Gardner received his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Washington State University. Aaron is a graduate of the Northwest Law Enforcement Command College, as well as Session 277 of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) National Academy, Leadership in Police Organizations, and Session 63 of the Senior Management Institute for Police.Assistant Chief Gardner currently oversees the Operations Division.