Molly Best appointed FDLE public information officer

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida Department of Law Enforcement Commissioner Rick Swearingen is pleased to announce the appointment of Molly Best to the position of communications coordinator in the Office of External Affairs. In this role, Ms. Best will serve as a FDLE spokesperson and will be responsible for coordinating news releases, interviews, press conferences and internal communications.

Ms. Best began her FDLE career in May 2013 as an auditor in Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) and has worked as a government analyst II on the CJIS Information Delivery Team. She has worked in law enforcement since 2002 and has served as a dispatcher and communications supervisor.

She joins Communications Director Gretl Plessinger and Communications Coordinator Steve Arthur. She may be reached at (850) 410-7001 and via email at