Remembering a Positive Missoula Police Department Experience

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Lest my airing of legitimate issues concerning the Missoula PD be interpreted as some sort of anti-law enforcement bent, I thought I'd share this letter I sent to the Missoulian regarding a job well done (it wasn't published).

I recognize that there are many officers doing excellent work keeping the city safe. We hope that the resistance to receiving our evidence and addressing our concerns will turn out to have been isolated and short-lived.

date    Mon, Nov 5, 2007 at 12:29 AM
subject    Good Work, MPD
   
We recently called 911 while witnessing a break-in across the alley from our house. Missoula Police Department officers arrived within minutes and soon made an arrest. While on the scene they exhibited skill, courtesy and professionalism. We thank these men and women, and their capable canine, for a successful, well-executed effort.


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