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Anacortes Police - Command Staff


Chief Bowers started her career in law enforcement as a summer intern at the Skagit County Sheriff's Office (SCSO) in 1982. She was hired as a Deputy Sheriff at SCSO in 1984. While working at SCSO, Chief Bowers Bowers served as a Corrections Deputy, Patrol Deputy, Patrol Sergeant, Traffic Enforcement Sergeant, and La Conner Detachment Chief. In 2006, Chief Bowers accepted employment as a Captain with the Anacortes Police Department (APD). She was promoted to Chief of Police for the APD in 2008. Chief Bowers has a Bachelor's Degree in Social Science from Washington State University and is a graduate of FBI National Academy.

Captain Small started his career in law enforcement as a Patrol Officer at APD in 1993. While working at APD, Captain Small has served as a Field Training Officer, Bike Patrol Officer, and School Resource/DARE Officer. Captain Small was promoted to Sergeant in 2001, serving as both a Patrol Sergeant and Detective Sergeant. Captain Small was promoted to his current rank in 2008. He first served as the Patrol Captain and oversaw the Patrol Division. As the Administrative Captain, he now oversees the Detective and Crime Prevention Divisions of the APD. Captain Small is the Acting Chief in the absence of Chief Bowers. Captain Small has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from the University of Washington and is a graduate of Northwest Law Enforcement Command College. He is a lifetime resident of Skagit County.

Captain Fuller started his career as a Patrol Officer at APD in 2000. In his sixteen year tenure at APD, Captain Fuller has served as a Field Training Officer, Marine Patrol Officer, Bike Patrol Officer, Detective on the Skagit County Interlocal Drug Enforcement Unit (SCIDEU), Field Training Sergeant, and, for the past six years, Detective Sergeant and member of the Skagit Multiple Agency Response Team (SMART). Captain Fuller was promoted to Patrol Captain in February 2017. In that capacity, he oversees the Patrol Division of the APD. Captain Fuller has an Associate's Degree from Whatcom Community College, studied Sociology at Western Washington University, and is currently studying Administration of Criminal Justice at American Military University. Captain Fuller is veteran who served in the United States Marine Corps. He was born and raised in the Pacific County, Washington.

Chief Bowers

Captain John Small

Captain Fuller - Copy