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Occurred : 2/1/2012 04:45 (Entered as : 02/01/12 04:45)
Reported: 2/2/2012 2:57:46 PM 14:57
Posted: 2/3/2012
Location: Brattleboro, VT
Shape: Circle
Duration: 20 Seconds
Characteristics: There was an aura or haze around the object, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
Bright White Solid Light Observed by Police Officer in sky over southern Vermont USA

I AM A 20 YEAR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER. I KNOW WHAT I SAW.

I was walking my Canine at 0445 Hrs. In the town of Brattleboro, VT. I look to the sky frequently as the lack of ambient light allows seeing falling stars very often. As I looked into the sky A VERY BRIGHT WHILE LIGHT MOVED ACROSS THE SKY AT A FAST BUT STEADY SPEED. IT WAS WHITE, NO OTHER COLORS, NO FLASHING AND JUST VERY BRIGHT WHITE. I observed it for a period of 20 seconds and then, as it moved Northwest to Southeast the sky above had cloud cover and precluded me from observing it any further. I have been looking at the night sky for 50 years . . . No one; No one is going to tell me that I saw anything other than what I believe I saw. It was not the belly of a chrome jumbo jet flying so incredibly high that the sun in Australia was lighting it up from 3/4's of the way around the world. It was NOT a weather balloon with a 98 million candle power light bulb. Save all the hokie pokie stuff. I know what I saw and that's final.


((NUFORC Note: Witness amends time; concludes that the object was the ISS, which passed overhead a few minutes after the time indicated above. PD))