Sammamish Police Chief, Dan Pingrey, Accepts Promotion with King County Sheriff

Release Date: May 18, 2022
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From King County Sheriff, Patti Cole-Tindall 

I am happy to announce the promotion of Dan Pingrey to the rank of Major. Major Pingrey has held multiple assignments throughout his 34-year KCSO career, with his most recent as Chief of the Sammamish Police Department.


Major Pingrey has already assumed his new role as Major assigned to Precinct 2 which is headquartered at Sammamish City Hall. He will remain in the area as he oversees the responsibilities of Major for Precinct 2 which covers a geographical area of approximately 747 square miles. The Precinct is responsible for law enforcement in all unincorporated areas and four contract cities north of Interstate 90 to Snohomish County, and the east to Snoqualmie Pass. 

The City of Sammamish thanks Major Pingrey for his service and dedication to the residents of Sammamish and look forward to his continuous service to our community and beyond. Stay tuned for more information regarding a new Chief of Police for Sammamish.