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The Police Guild believes Terry did this

The Bellingham Police Guild will endorse Don Hansey today for city council. Their executive board voted 100% last night to endorse Hansey and not Bornemann. To most political observers this will be a

The Bellingham Police Guild will endorse Don Hansey today for city council. Their executive board voted 100% last night to endorse Hansey and not Bornemann. To most political observers this will be a

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The Bellingham Police Guild will endorse Don Hansey today for city council. Their executive board voted 100% last night to endorse Hansey and not Bornemann. To most political observers this will be a surprise as Terry Bornemann is part of the local law enforcement organization as a parole officer with the county.

It turns out the police saw Terry pointing out undercover police to anti-war protestors last spring at an anti-war rally. Terry apparently knows who the undercover cops are because of his law enforcement job.

Of course, this raises the obvious question of why is the police chief sending undercover cops to these rallies? This is a waste of taxpayer money and nothing more than preparation for the harassment of citizens exercising their civil rights. Are they looking for the organizers? Why?

However, Terry's actions are appalling - if he did point out the disguised cops. And a reason for tossing him out of his job as a parole officer. If he knew who the undercover cops were because of his council position then it is also a reason for him to be voted out of office.

We may strongly disagree with the undercover police presence at a peaceful and legal rally, but for a law enforcement official to out fellow officers is appalling.

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