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Last updated 12/27/2017 at Noon


Everything’s coming up Kang

“This boy is going to be a chief someday.”

That’s what former Mukilteo Police Chief Mike Murphy said to himself 13 years ago upon hiring Cheol Kang as a patrol officer.

“In my mind, there was never a question of him becoming a chief of police,” said Murphy, who served as chief from 1997 though 2010. “The only question was whether it would be in Mukilteo or some place else.”

Kang stuck it out, and Murphy for one is glad he did.

“I would have liked to promote him faster than I really could,” he said. “He is level-heade...

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