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July 2, 2014 at 6:04 AM

Police officer among 5 hurt in Mount Vernon fire

MOUNT VERNON (AP) — A police officer is one of five people injured and some 200 people displaced when fire erupted in an apartment in Mount Vernon. City public information officer Shannon Haigh  says the officer was arriving at the fire before midnight Tuesday when something exploded and he suffered a minor hand cut. Three people from the…

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December 28, 2012 at 1:54 PM

Officer shoots pit bull dog near Moclips

The Associated Press ABERDEEN — Grays Harbor sheriff’s detectives and Hoquiam police were serving arrest warrants on a couple Thursday near Moclips when the woman’s pit bull attacked a Hoquiam officer, and the officer shot the dog. The dog suffered a serious wound and was taken to an Aberdeen veterinary clinic. KXRO reports the dog had been declared…

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February 22, 2012 at 12:15 PM

Spokane police officer fired for DUI may regain job, back pay

The Associated Press SPOKANE — A Spokane police officer fired in 2009 after driving drunk while off duty, hitting a pickup with his truck and leaving the scene of the collision is likely to be rehired and get more than two years of back pay — totaling about $275,000. The Spokesman Review reports that in a…

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