She quits her job as a police chief to work with Jane for the FBI.
Why was Agent Vega killed off on the mentalist?
We wanted to introduce a new character, someone who would be new to Patrick Jane and knew nothing of his past and knew nothing of The Mentalist and the way he worked. We wanted someone who would look at Jane through new eyes. … Vega’s death was the catalyst for the last episodes and the last steps for Jane.
Does Lisbon move to DC?
Mid-way through the episode, Lisbon gets mad at Jane and leaves to get on a plane to Washington. She calls Pike and accepts his marriage proposal. … When Jane asks Lisbon about Pike she says “he’ll understand” meaning she broke up with him. It is assumed Pike moved to D.C. anyway and is now working there.