Support RRT

Mayor Wheeler and Chief Lovell: As our Police Commissioner and Police Chief, stand up and publicly support Police Bureau members who voluntarily serve on the Rapid Response Team (RRT). On almost a nightly basis for the past five months, members of RRT have been on the front lines of keeping our city safe as many[…]

Do Not Further Defund PPB In the Fall BMP

City Council Members: We find ourselves at a crossroads where the public demands thoughtful public policy that will improve policing practices, accountability, and public safety. Further defunding of the Portland Police Bureau during the Fall BMP will not meet those community demands. As you are well aware, City Council defunded PPB by approximately $15 million[…]