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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