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A weekly roundup prepared by the Anacortes Police Department.

Newly-released documents detail officer firing

The Anacortes Police Department has released documents to justify firing a police officer for improper use of a city computer. The 573-page investigative file includes redacted copies of Web sites the officer visited & personal emails.

Police used a taser

2008-0803_police_blotter.jpgAnacortes police managed to avoid shooting a suspect who pulled a realistic-looking handgun on police officers. Turns out the handgun was only a pellet gun, but it looked pretty real to the police.

The Police Blotter

A weekly roundup prepared by the Anacortes Police Department. 

The Police Blotter

A weekly roundup prepared by the Anacortes Police Department.

Police officer fired

The city has fired an Anacortes police officer for misuse of a Police Department computer. Police Chief Bonnie Bowers said the officer violated department policy, but didn’t do anything illegal. 

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