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Officer Best first appeared in Rocksteady Game's Batman: Arkham City in October 2011.


Best was an officer in the Gotham City Police Department and a member of the 13th Precinct volunteer strike team operation undercover in Arkham City.

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Best volunteered to join the strike team operating undercover in Arkham City. He nine other members of the team infiltrated Penguin's gang. Unfortunately, the team was uncovered by Hugo Strange and taken hostage, where they were subjected to random beatings and torture inside the Cyrus Pinkney Institute for Natural History, specifically the Iceberg Lounge.

After rescuing Officer Elvis Jones and continuing to the next room, Batman finds a large, enclosed circular room filled with aspiring members of The Penguin's gang. On a balcony above the room, Officer Best stumbles in begging for help from Batman as he flees Penguin. Unfortunately, before Batman could provide aid, The Penguin shoots him in the back with his umbrella, and Best is killed.


  • Best is the only member of the 13th Precinct to be murdered by the Penguin.