Police Profile Series: RPD Officer Tom Gracie
Last updated 2/12/2020 at 3:43pm
In last week's debut of the Police Profile Series we met Ritzville Police Chief Dave McCormick, who started law enforcement work at the age of 21. While starting a career in law enforcement early in one's life is common, Ritzville police officer Tom Gracie entered the field a little later in life.
Gracie joined the Coulee Dam Police Department at the age of 40 in 2005. He then joined the Ritzville Police Department in 2010 and has been here for the past nine years.
"I was working in the auto parts industry and it got really unstable," Gracie said. "Jobs became fewer and fewer and there was...