Carmen Best is an American law enforcement officer; who announced her resignation from the post of Seattle Police Chief on 10th August 2020.
The announcement of her resignation came hours after the City Council approved proposals on Monday that would reduce the police department by as many as 100 officers.
In a statement shared on social media late Monday night, Best, who is the city’s first black female police chief, wrote that she will officially step down from her post on September 2.
‘This was a difficult decision for me but when it’s time, it’s time.
Best further added that she is “confident the department will make it through these difficult times.”
Quick Facts and Information on Carmen Best
|Full Name / Real Name||Carmen Best|
|Birthday / Date of Birth||6th May 1965|
|Profession||American law enforcement officer|
|Education (High School / College / University)||Northeastern University / Lincoln High School|
|Children (Son, Daughter)||Two Daughters|
|Net Worth||$2 million|
|Height in Feet||5 ft 6 in|
Carmen Best Wiki: Age / Birthday/ Family
Born in Tacoma, Washington in the year 1955 Carmen Best is 55 years old now. Best turned 55 this year as she celebrated her birthday on the 6th of May 2020.
Not much is known about Best’s personal life as he has kept most of the details of her family very private. However, we do know that Carmen holds a very special place for her late mother, Holiness Chapel. Her mother passed away in the year 2010 and she often tweets about missing her every day.
Carmen Best Career Wiki
Moving onto her early career life details- Carmen graduated from Lincoln High School in 1983 and started working for the Seattle Police Department in 1992. After serving for the department for almost 25 years, on January 1, 2018, Carmen became the interim police chief following the departure of Kathleen O’Toole.
Since starting her career, Best has served in a wide range of positions including school safety, media relations supervisor, operations lieutenant, and assistant chief in the criminal investigations bureau.
During her time at the department, Best rose through the ranks of the police officer, sergeant, lieutenant, captain, and deputy chief. She completed the Senior Management Institute for Police, the FBI National Academy, and the Criminal Justice Executive Leadership Academy.
But after contributing almost 3 decades of her life to the department; Carmen has decided to resign and announced her resignation.
Who is Carmen Best Husband? Family / Married Life
The very renowned American law enforcement officer, Carment Best is a married woman. Carmen Best’s husband is Larry R. Best and the couple has been in a conjugal relationship for quite some time now.
The timeline of Carmen’s relationship with her husband isn’t clearly known. But we do know that she and Larry are parents to their two beautiful grown-up daughters Kaylee Shanet Best and Whitney Best.