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Bellingham cops’ slow public alert of Lake Padden assault: Sadly, business as usual

Timely, accurate information flowing from police to the public isn't too much to ask

Bellingham Police Department took about 48 hours to notify the public about an assault that occurred on a trail near Lake Padden on Saturday, June 22. The perpetrator has not yet been caught. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Ron Judd Executive Editor
In a plugged-in, well-informed community, is it politically palatable for a police department to sit
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