Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best (second from left) talks this week with activists Raz Simone (right) and Keith Brown near the spot in the “Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone” where police had earlier boarded up a precinct building.

Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best (second from left) talks this week with activists Raz Simone (right) and Keith Brown near the spot in the “Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone” where police had earlier boarded up a precinct building.