Robert P. Woolverton

10509 NE 187th ST, Bothell, WA 98011    206.794.8070    e-Portfolio:


I aspire to Lead, Teach, and Inspire the people I am privileged to work with by combining my 25+ years of management & leadership experience coupled with my academic focus in Management & Leadership.  I desire to apply the principles of Executive-Level Leadership (the topic I teach) within an organization resulting in measurable outcomes as well as employees who are empowered and intrinsically motivated to achieve the organizational vision.  I desire to integrate my proven skills with my passion for teaching – to develop the leadership and management potential of those I am privileged to work with.


  • 2018 Police Leadership: The West Point Model
  • 2016 Master of Science Degree, Management & Leadership, WGU - Washington
  • 2014 Bachelor of Science Degree, Management & Leadership, Bluefield College
  • 1995 FBI National Academy, Session #183
  • 1994 Middle Management Certification (Criminal Justice Training Commission)
  • 1992 Northwest Law Enforcement Executive Command College


  • 1991 to January 2018, Captain, Bothell Police Department (Ret. 34 years of service)
    • Serving as division commander for Administrative Services, Support Services, Investigations, Operations, SWAT Commander, and Public Information Officer.
  • 1989 Lieutenant, Bothell Police Department
  • 1987 Corporal, Bothell Police Department
  • 1984 Entry-level police officer, Bothell Police Department
  • Extra Lean Six-Sigma Green Belt Certification
  • Certified leadership instructor at the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Center, teaching Middle Management to ranks ranging from Police Sergeant to Police Chief.
  • Decades of strategic and operational business planning.
  • Decades of budget development and management.
  • Implemented next-generation control systems in the police evidence room.
  • Implemented first reverse-feedback process from subordinates.
  • Created & implemented the first computerized workload tracking & reporting system.
  • Implemented the first computerized Records Management System.
  • Implemented the first Computer-Aided Dispatch system.
  • Created the first after-hours leadership book club for department personnel.
  • Received numerous public speaking awards, both locally and regionally from Toastmasters International as a result of club participation and regional competition.