Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best (8/28)
Seattle, Washington: Carmen Best (in uniform) with supporters, family and friends at her swearing-in ceremony as the department’s chief at the Northwest African American Museum. With Best (l to r) is Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan and Judge Anita Crawford-Willis. Nominated by Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan, the 26-year veteran of the Seattle Police Department has served as the interim police chief since December 2017. Best is the first African-American woman to serve as its permanent chief.
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