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Tag: Anderson board of review

Sep.
20th

Board of review releases findings after review of Margaret Anderson shooting

The National Park Service today released the recommendations made by a board of review the investigated the circumstances surrounding the murder of law enforcement ranger Margaret Anderson on Jan. 1.

Among the board’s findings was that Benjamin Barnes came to Mount Rainier National Park well-armed and prepared to harm people.

The board also praised “the well-executed response” by park staff, volunteers and partner agencies to the shooting and identified some lessons learned that might help prepare law enforcement staff for similar incidents in the future.

Anderson, 34, was fatally shot in the line of duty on the road to Paradise

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