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Chief Lovell and Officer Jakhary Jackson talked with the media about recent protests. Officer Jackson discussed what it has been like to be a person of color and a Rapid Response Team member during this difficult time.
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Lieutenant Tina Jones interviews Director Bob Cozzie from the Portland Bureau of Emergency Communications, Fire Marshal AJ Jackson from Portland Fire and Rescue, and has a conversation with Chief Jami Resch.
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Go inside the Portland Police Bureau's Sexual Assault Unit to find out about sexual assaults and the innovative work that being is done.
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Every year the City of Portland has hundreds of demonstrations and protests. Most end peacefully and do not make the news, but recent violent encounters have raised the public interest as well as provide a few misconceptions.
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The Portland Police Bureau and the City of Portland have been in the news lately regarding large scale events. Chief Daniel Outlaw provides some perspective on how these events affect the City of Portland and the Portland Police Bureau.
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What drugs are in Portland, how do they get on our streets or in our communities, and what is the Drugs and Vice Division doing about it? Commander Art Nakamura leads the division, which we commonly call DVD. They are responsible for investigating drug trafficking organizations and money laundering.
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Portland has three precincts, Central, East, and North precinct. Police Commanders for each precinct provide some insights into what is going on in each of their precincts and some of the creative strategies they're using to address crimes.
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The Behavioral Health Unit coordinates the Police Bureau's response to people in behavioral crisis, whether it's from a suspected mental illness or a drug and alcohol addiction or both.
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The Portland Police Bureau currently faces a critical staffing shortage. As retirements come in large waves, the bureau faces more than 100 vacancies. Next year, in August 2020, another large retirement is expected to occur. That's why today we're talking about everything recruitment and hiring.
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Traffic is a popular topic for officers at community meetings and whether you travel by vehicle, motorcycle, bicycle, foot, bus, streetcar, MAX train or scooter, you're navigating Portland's roads with a lot of other users out on the road as well.