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SHOOTING: TNT wrong to criticize TPD

Letter by Renee E. Fortier, Puyallup on May 20, 2010 at 11:32 am with No Comments »
May 24, 2010 10:00 am

I was very disheartened with the editorial regarding TPD’s silence in the Allen Myron shooting/suicide (TNT, 5-19).

Contrary to popular belief, we are NOT entitled to know every last detail or entitled to have minute-by-minute updates on every police investigation. If the Pierce County Sheriffs Department chose to disclose information during the Brame shooting investigation, that was at its discretion. If Tacoma police choose to wait to release information on the Myron shootings, respect their decision and the privacy of the family.

This editorial appeared to be a direct slam at TPD because The News Tribute could not get information it wanted. Shame on you for making it look like TPD is withholding information. It is just doing its job.

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