Officer Jennifer “Jen” Corn, formerly of the City of Tacoma, joined the Poulsbo Police Department May 28. Officer Valerie Nau assumes detective duties from John Halsted effective July 1. Halsted was earlier promoted to sergeant.
Officer Ricki Sabado is retiring from the Poulsbo Police Department effective June 26. Sabado submitted an intent-to-retire letter to Police Chief Alan Townsend 10 days after he was placed on paid administrative leave. The officer was placed on leave while the department determined whether he knew anything about his wife and son’s alleged behavior before their separate arrests for DUI and trafficking in stolen property.