In Response to the Grand Jury Findings – September 30, 2018 Officer Involved Shooting

Contact: Daryl Turner, President Portland Police Association 503.255.9760 daryl@ppavigil.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 31, 2018 In Response to the Grand Jury Findings September 30, 2018 Officer Involved Shooting Portland, OR – On September 30th, two Portland Police officers faced the most dangerous of circumstances. An armed and dangerous active shooter, who had seconds earlier fired[…]

Chief Outlaw's Executive Team

In Response to Chief Outlaw’s Executive Team Announcement

Contact: Daryl Turner, President Portland Police Association 503.225.9760 daryl@ppavigil.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Portland, OR, April 16, 2018 – Today, Chief Outlaw announced the new executive team for the Portland Police Bureau naming Captain Bob Day as the new Deputy Chief; Acting Captain Ryan Lee as the Assistant Chief of Operations; and Acting Commander of North[…]

Arming Teachers Not the Solution

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Arming Teachers Not the Solution Active Shooter Situation Very Difficult, Even for Most Experienced PPA & ORCOPS Backs Ban on Gun-Modification Equipment  Calls for Tougher Sentencing Guidelines Portland, OR:  Arming teachers and other school employees is not a solution to mass shootings in America’s schools. Daryl Turner, president of the Portland Police[…]

Authorized Staffing Level of the Portland Police Bureau

MEMORANDUM Over the last twenty years, the City of Portland population has grown by over 20%. The Portland metropolitan area is now the 14th fastest-growing metro area in the United States.  While the City has been steadily growing, the authorized staffing level for the Portland Police Bureau has seen a 9% decrease. The face of[…]

Thank You

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Daryl Turner 503.225.9760 Phone president@ppavigil.org Portland, ORE – August 7, 2017 – THANK YOU As president of the Portland Police Association, I’d like to thank Chief Mike Marshman for his leadership over the past fourteen months during the most tumultuous times we’ve seen in the past quarter century. He took a ship in[…]

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Rank-and-File Weigh In on the National Police Chief Search

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Daryl Turner 503.225.9760 Phone president@ppavigil.org PORTLAND, ORE – April 27, 2017 Rank-and-File Weigh In on the National Police Chief Search Mayor Wheeler has widely publicized his national search for a new Portland Police Chief. Mayor Wheeler is actively seeking input about what the community wants to see in a Police Chief.[…]

Our heartfelt sympathies on the loss of LA County’s Sergeant Steve Owen

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Daryl Turner, President Portland Police Association 503.225.9760 Our heartfelt sympathies on the loss of LA County’s Sergeant Steve Owen (October 6, 2016 – Portland, OR) – The perils of law enforcement are evident everyday. The men and women who wear the badge and serve the communities of America give much to keep[…]

Tentative Agreement for the Portland Police Association and the City of Portland

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Daryl Turner, President Portland Police Association 503.225.9760 Tentative Agreement for the Portland Police Association and the City of Portland (September 13, 2016 – Portland, OR) – The Portland Police Association & the City of Portland have reached a tentative agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement. We now move to the ratification[…]

Preserving the Integrity of our Police Bureau

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Daryl Turner, President Portland Police Association 503.225.9760 Preserving the Integrity of our Police Bureau (May 24, 2016 – Portland, OR) – The rank and file of the Portland Police Bureau live and work by a standard and code of conduct set forth by the Chief of Police, his managers, and most of[…]