Why The City Of Seattle And Their Police Department Is In Trouble

Twenty SPD employees out-earned police chief Carmen Best ($289,420). The five highest paid included Ron Morgan Willis (patrol officer – $414,543); William Edward Jr (sergeant – $360,277); Steven Kim (officer – $332,274); Eric Zerr (sergeant – $331,413); and Brian Miles (sergeant – $328,338).

Other high earners included assistant chief of collaborative policing Adrian Diaz ($241,802), who seeks to foster positive relationships between the department and the community; hostage negotiation officer James Garner ($273,917); and bomb squad sergeant Daniel Miller ($279,266).

Forbes Why The City Of Seattle And Their Police Department Is In Trouble