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Sirens & Gavels archive for Feb. 12, 2011

SATURDAY, FEB. 12, 2011

Online posts lead to officer's resignation 

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) — A sheriff's lieutenant in Douglas County, Colo., being investigated for posting controversial comments from his county computer while on duty has resigned. Denver's KMGH-TV reports that Lt Jeff Egnor, with the sheriff's department for 13 years, resigned Tuesday in the…

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A group of bagpipers leads a procession for a memorial service for slain prison guard Jayme Biendl, Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011, in Everett. Biendl was found dead Jan. 29, 2011, at the Monroe Correctional Complex in Monroe, Wash., where she worked as a guard. (Ted Warren / Associated Press)

Report: Rapist admits to guard's murder

MONROE, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state reformatory inmate has acknowledged killing Correctional Officer Jayme Biendl in the prison chapel, saying he was angry with the way she spoke to him minutes earlier, according to a search warrant made public Friday. The search warrant said…

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