PPB Calls for Service 2012-2016 1st 4 mos

Calls for Service Increase while Self Initiated Activity Decreases

The correlation between critically low staffing levels and self-initiated activity is obvious; self-initiated activity by officers makes our streets, our schools, and our communities safer by lowering the rate of person and property crimes. With the current staffing level shortage at the Portland Police Bureau, there just aren’t enough officers to provide the quality, community[…]