Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best Chief Carmen Best has emailed her resignation notice to Seattle police officers. Best served in the department for 28 years. Seattle City council approved a plan that would cut roughly 100 of the 1,400 police officers.
Best’s resignation comes on the same day the city council voted to cut the police department’s budget
Best is scheduled to speak with Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan at a news conference Tuesday at 11am PST.
BREAKING: Seattle Police Chief @CarmenBest is going to resign, two sources familiar with her decision confirm. The announcement is imminent, I’m told. There is an 11am presser scheduled for tomorrow with the Mayor. Unclear if announcement will take place then. (THREAD) #Q13FOX pic.twitter.com/K5D7GRyfmA
— Brandi Kruse (@BrandiKruse) August 11, 2020