- Associated Press - Tuesday, May 20, 2014

ARLINGTON, Wash. (AP) - Arlington Police Chief Nelson Beazley abruptly resigned late Monday and the city provided no explanation of his departure.

The Daily Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1ncvzF3 ) the 58-year-old Beazley had been chief since the fall of 2010 and worked to reduce heroin use and homelessness in Arlington.

The police department has about two dozen officers serving a city of 18,000.

The chief’s position pays about $121,000 a year.

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Information from: The Daily Herald, http://www.heraldnet.com