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Week 401
Sept. 3, 2008

Editor's Note:

On Independence Day we posted the introduction from the book True Blue: To Protect and Serve by Lt. Randy Sutton, and today we present another installment. Check out the chapter “Pigeons and Monkeys and Snakes, Oh My!” written by Thomas J. Cline, a Chicago police officer for three decades. Truly Hilarious. And don't forget to order your copy of Charles Remsberg's outstanding new book Blood Lessons.

— Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Senior Editor

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Deputy among 6 dead in Wash. shooting spree

Washington State Troopers and a Skagit County Sheriff's Deputy lead shooting suspect Isaac Zamora to the county jail after he went on a shooting rampage, killing 6 people, including a sheriff's deputy. (AP Photo)


ALGER, Wash. — A shooting rampage in which six people died along a trail of blood stretching from a tiny town to the state's busiest highway ended with the surrender of a man who was recently released from jail, authorities said.

The six who died included Skagit County Sheriff's Deputy Anne Jackson, 40, who was shot while responding to the initial call by Dennise Zamora.

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