City of Portland

One Step Forward; Two Steps Back

Yesterday, the Mayor posted the job announcement for police chief candidates, which led with a statement about the “history of legally sanctioned systemic racism with legally enforced exclusionary practices” in the City. Understandably, the verbiage and the tenor of the job posting left many in the rank and file angry and confused, as the clear[…]

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[…]