Captain Chad Pruiett graduated from Washington State University and was hired by the City of Anacortes in August 1999. During his time as a patrol officer, Captain Pruiett was involved in the bike patrol, marine patrol, and was a field training officer. Captain Pruiett was promoted to sergeant in March of 2011. Captain Pruiett took over the field training program as the coordinator at that time until transferring to detective sergeant in January of 2017. Captain Pruiett served multiple terms as both the guild vice president and President. Captain Pruiett was promoted to captain in May of 2022. Captain Pruiett is currently in charge of the investigations division, accreditation, and training for the entire department.