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Mustafa Kumcur biography: 13 things about Jonathan Shoop’s field training officer

Mustafa Kumcur (©Angela Kokinakos)

Mustafa Kumcur (©Angela Kokinakos)

Mustafa Kumcur is a police officer in Bothell, Washington, United States. He works as a patrol officer.

Kumcur hails from Maple Valley, Washington. Here are 13 more facts about him:

  1. He was born in 1970.
  2. He is married to Lisa Ann McKelvey Kumcur.
  3. In 2015, he received a monthly wage of $7,127 or an annual wage of $85,528.
  4. In 2016, he received a monthly wage of $7,919 or an annual wage of $95,028.
  5. He was one of the police officers who responded when at least 15 businesses in Bothell were destroyed by a massive three-alarm fire on July 22, 2016.
  6. On July 18, 2017, he was interviewed by Angela Kokinakos at the Bothell Police Department Conference Room in Bothell. In the interview, he shared his thoughts on how the Bothell City Fire brought the Bothell community closer together.
  7. He was the field training officer of the late Bothell Police Department officer Jonathan Shoop.
  8. At about 9:40 p.m. on July 13, 2020, he and Shoop initiated a traffic stop on a black Pontiac G6 without a license plate along westbound SR 522 in Bothell. The driver named Henry “Hank” Eugene Washington briefly talked to them then took off in his vehicle.
  9. He and Shoop chased Washington. He was in the passenger seat while his trainee was driving. They found Washington’s car, which crashed through the vegetation of a raised center median.
  10. His firearm was hit when Washington fired into their patrol car. It ricocheted and cut a deep graze wound in his head.
  11. He fired back at Washington multiple times and one of his bullets accidentally hit Shoop in the head. The rookie officer died at the scene.
  12. He was treated at the Harborview Medical Center in Seattle and was released on July 14, 2020.
  13. Shoop loved him and spoke incredibly highly of him, the late police officer’s elder brother Evan Shoop told KIRO 7.

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