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November 20, 2009
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Seattle cop ready to return to duty after partner's fatal shooting

By Steve Miletich
Seattle Times

SEATTLE — Rookie Seattle police officer Britt Sweeney admits she is anxious about returning to duty after watching the fatal shooting of her partner, Timothy Brenton, three weeks ago.

"There is some anxiety, I can't lie," she said Wednesday in a television interview, breaking her silence about the horrific Halloween night in which she and Brenton were ambushed as they sat in their patrol car in the Leschi neighborhood.

"Things like this affect you," Sweeney told David Rose, host of "Washington's Most Wanted" on Q13 Fox television. "But it would be a big disservice to Tim to not get back out there and live my life and fight the fight."

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