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Kirkpatrick a finalist for Phoenix top cop job

Spokane police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick talks in January 2011 about her department’s response to the backpack bomb found on the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity March route in downtown Spokane. (File)
Spokane police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick talks in January 2011 about her department’s response to the backpack bomb found on the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity March route in downtown Spokane. (File)

Former Spokane police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick is a finalist for police chief in Phoenix, Ariz.

Kirkpatrick left Spokane in early January after having served as police chief since Sept. 11, 2006. She called her departure a retirement but said she was open to other options.

By that time she had already applied for the Phoenix job - applications were due in mid-December, according to Arizona media reports.

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