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NORTHWEST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY,

THIS IS KNWA NEWS AT 10."

(*JENNIFE*)) A FACEBOOK

POST BY A LOCAL POLICE

DEPARTMENT -- SPARKING

CONTROVERSY. GOOD EVENING, I'M

JENNIFER PENATE.

(*CHA*)) AND I'M CHAD

MIRA. THANKS FOR JOINING US

TONIGHT. IN TONIGHT'S TOP

STORY- CENTERTON POLICE

DEPARTMENT WROTE*THIS POST.

IT APPLAUDED A DETECTIVE WHO

HELPED CONVICT A 19-YEAR-OLD

MALE... FOR SEXUALLY

ASSAULTING AN 11-YEAR- OLD

GIRL. THIS IS THE SENTENCE

THAT UPSET A LOT OF

COMMENTERS-- "IF FAMILIES

WOULD UNDERSTAND THAT HAVING

AN ADULT MALE WATCH A JUVENILE

FEMALE CAN BE A RECIPE FOR

DISASTER, WE COULD PREVENT

TRAGIC INCIDENTS LIKE THIS."

THE POLICE DEPARTMENT DECLINED

AN INTERVIEW SAYING IT QUICKLY

REMOVED THIS STATEMENT. IT

ISSUED AN APOLOGY FOR THE

POST.... SAYING QUOTE "THE

POST WAS NOT INTENDED IN ANY

WAY TO SHAME ANYONE. WE

APOLOGIZE FOR OFFENDING ANYONE

WHO READ THE POST." WE REACHED

OUT TO CENTERTON MAYOR BILL

EDWARDS...HE WAS UNAVAILABLE

FOR COMMENT. ###

(*CHA*)) CENTERTON

POLICE WAS ALSO IN THE NEWS

LAST WEEK AFTER AN OFFICER

RESIGNED FOR ACCIDENTALLY

FIRING A GUN. ACCORDING TO

CHIEF CODY HARPER -- IT

HAPPENED ON JANUARY 20TH AND

NO ONE WAS INJURED. IN A PRESS

RELEASE, CHIEF HARPER MADE

NOTE THAT THE OFFICER CHOSE TO

RESIGN. HIS NAME HASN'T BEEN

RELEASED. ###

(*JENNIFE*)) MAKING

HEADLINES-TWO OKLAHOMA HIGH

SCHOOL RUNNERS KILLED BY A

PICKUP TRUCK EARLIER THIS

WEEK. ACCORDING TO POLICE, IT

WAS DRIVEN BY A MAN WHOSE SON

WAS KILLED IN A TRAFFIC CRASH

JUST DAYS BEFORE.... ONE OF

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