Duane LaFavers, a commissioned officer from the Bothell Police Department (BPD), began serving UW Bothell and Cascadia as a campus resource officer on May 20, 2022. Officer LaFavers will respond and/or patrol all properties owned, leased, or otherwise occupied by the University of Washington Bothell or Cascadia College.
Officer LaFavers has been in law enforcement for approximately 8 years. He began his law enforcement career with the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) and worked in both Pacific and West LA divisions as a Patrol Officer . Since his arrival to Bothell in 2019, Officer LaFavers has acted as a Field Training Officer (FTO) and a Master Police Officer (MPO).
Officer LaFavers graduated from the LAPD Police Academy and successfully completed the following courses during his tenure:
- Washington CJTC Equivalency Academy
- Washington CJTC First Level Supervision
- Basic and Advanced interview techniques
- Background Investigations
- Leads Online User
- Field Training Officer School
- Crisis Intervention Training