Police Leader. Advocate. Hero.

NEARLY 50 YEARS OF PUBLIC SERVICES EXPERIENCE

Seven Term US Representative

Member of the House Ways and Means Committee

Chairman of the House Homeland Security Subcommittee

Chairman of Subcommittee on Trade

Appointed To President’s Export Council in 2010

Lead Investigator on Green River Killer Case

Former Sheriff of King County, Washington

Director of FBI Candidate

Author - Chasing The Devil

2004 National Sheriffs' Association
Sheriff of the Year Award

Two-time Medal of Valor 
Award Winner

Washington State Attorney General's
Award forCourageous Action

Advocate

DRIVEN TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Currently working to combat human trafficking, Dave is helping to set up DNA databases to track missing children in Central America. As Vice President of Gordon Thomas Honeywell–Government Affairs, he focuses on public safety and trade issues, such as this, with an emphasis on the use of forensic DNA. Also, Dave is working on policy changes necessary so law enforcement can harness the power of Rapid DNA.

Congressman

DEDICATED 14 YEARS IN CONGRESS

Prior to joining GTH-GA Dave represented Washington State’s 8th Congressional District (2005 - 2019). In his first year, he was appointed chairman for the House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Science and Technology, where he led oversight on preparation and response for emergency events. One of his initiatives was foster care reform, and he is proud of the passage of the Preventing Sex Trafficking and Improving Opportunities for Youth in Foster Care Act, which was signed into law in 2014.

Law Enforcement Officer

SERVED KING COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE FOR 33 YEARS

Dave began his public service career as a member of the U.S. Air Force Reserves before joining King County Sheriff’s Office. While an officer and later Sheriff, he witnessed the challenges faced by children in the foster care system, which moved him to aid in creating a better system to improve their outcomes.

Forensic DNA Champion

APPLIED DNA TESTING TO SOLVE SERIAL MURDER CASE

While Sheriff, Dave’s passion for helping victims of human trafficking and domestic violence drove his dedication to solving the Green River killer case. As Sheriff, Dave reopened the investigation in 2001 to use advances in DNA technology to identify the killer

Time Magazine River of Death by Terry McCarthy; Time In Depth Piece about Reichert’s role in Green River Killer investigation.
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The Capture of the Green River Killer Movie Lifetime’s Most-Watched Telecast Ever Starring Tom Cavanaugh, Amy Davidson, & Sharon Lawrence
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Air Force One With President George W. Bush
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House Republicans Conference (L-R) Rep. Mike Pence, Rep. Cathy McMorris, Rep. Dave Reichert
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Autobiography Personal Account of Dave’s Epic Hunt for America’s Most Heinous Serial Killer.
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Seattle Magazine King of the Hill by Steve Hansen; Reichert’s influence on Washington’s Gubernatorial elections.
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Leading Investigation Reichert, middle, leads investigation near the river.
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Leading Investigation Reichert, middle, coordinates with team to investigate crime scenes.
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Gathering Evidence Reichert, left, examines a crime scene in 1984. He even checked birds’ nests for hair or jewelry.
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Reichert has lived a hero's life.
Seattle Times //
As a former cop, I respect and appreciate those who've dedicated their lives to serving others as well as those who appreciate the rule of law and honor it.
Dave Reichert //
[Reichert] focuses on the grueling investigation, which spanned 20 years, many political upheavals, funding uncertainties and thousands of false leads… Stunning.
The Kitsup Sun //
It is like the measure of any good cop: being the right place at the right time.
Seattle Magazine //
In 1982 no one ever heard about DNA… When I became Sheriff we really began to focus on again the fingerprints. We focused on an evidence could have any DNA possibilities.
Dave Reichert //
One of the things that we felt was missing was a champion … somebody that can go down there from public service and explain the power of DNA.
Tim Schellberg //

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