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2 Dallas Police Officers Fired

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Photo of a Dallas Police Department squad car. (credit: Dallas Police Department)

Photo of a Dallas Police Department squad car. (credit: Dallas Police Department)

DALLAS (AP) – Two Dallas police officers have been fired after one was found to have marijuana in her bloodstream after being arrested for driving while intoxicated and another officer came to work drunk.

Sr. Cpl. Mohammad Atique and Officer Anastasia Brown were both fired Friday.

Police say that in September, Atique, was found to have come to a training class drunk after submitting to a test. Police say it was his second incident of being drunk on duty.

Police say that in November, Brown was arrested for DWI in Fort Worth and during a search of her vehicle, officers found drug paraphernalia. As a result, she was asked to submit to a drug test. She tested positive for marijuana.

Phone numbers for Brown and Atique could not be found.

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