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Seattle Police Chief Announces Retirement After Budget Cuts, Protests

Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best announced that she’s retiring, effective Sept. 2. Her announcement comes after protests in Seattle against police brutality and the city council vote to reduce Best’s salary and shrink the police department.

Host Tonya Mosley speaks with Chris Daniels, chief reporter at KING5 in Seattle.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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