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Portland to Pay $25K Bonus to Lateral Transfers

Addressing the council, Portland Police Bureau Captain Anthony Passadore described the bonuses as necessary to bring Portland in line with what other jurisdictions are offering in the highly competitive hiring market.

June 30, 2022

IN Man Gets 10 Years for Throwing Firebombs at Police During Portland Riots
Portland Officers Saved Shooting Victim with Tourniquet

Portland Officers Saved Shooting Victim with Tourniquet

Both officers drew on their police bureau medical training. They carry Individual First Aid Kits. Officer Wyatt reached for the hemostatic gauze designed to stop the bleeding and packed it into the victim’s wound. Officer Raphael applied a tourniquet.

March 15, 2022

Portland Police Union Contract Includes Retention Bonuses

The agreement, which was released Tuesday, comes after more than a year of negotiations and is still pending final approval from each side. It covers officer salaries, bonuses for employee retention and a compromise on expanding Portland Street Response. It also includes the police bureau’s discipline guide as well as references to a new community oversight board.

February 9, 2022

Retired Portland Officers Show Little Interest in Returning
Portland Police Launch Gun Violence Intervention Team

Portland Police Launch Gun Violence Intervention Team

FIT will be focused on responding to shooting scenes and apprehending suspects. Team members also underwent training for treating gunshot victims and tactical training for situations such as traffic stops, emergency entries and clearing buildings.

January 20, 2022

Portland Police Plan to Appoint Gun Violence Team by End of Week

The Focused Intervention Team joins an increasingly crowded field of initiatives aimed at curbing a surge in shootings and homicides. That includes the police bureau’s team dedicated to investigating gun crimes, a federal task force led by the FBI, federally deputized Portland police officers, and $6 million allocated to non-police interventions.

November 29, 2021

OR Trooper Struck by Suspect, Critically Injured in Pursuit

OR Trooper Struck by Suspect, Critically Injured in Pursuit

A Life Flight helicopter was requested by responding officers at the scene, but due to adverse weather conditions, the helicopter was not immediately available. The trooper was taken by ground ambulance to Portland's Emanuel Hospital in critical condition

November 12, 2021

Portland Mayor Wants to Hire More Police, Buy Body Cameras

Portland Mayor Wants to Hire More Police, Buy Body Cameras

"Many Portlanders no longer feel safe in their city," Mayor Ted Wheeler said during a news conference Wednesday. "Business owners have closed up shop, for fear of doing business in high risk areas. Commuters fear for their safety, whether taking public transport or going by foot. Parents are scared to let their children play outside."

November 4, 2021

Survey: 86% of Portland Voters Want More Police

Survey: 86% of Portland Voters Want More Police

The survey showed 76% of Portland residents know the city’s problems are real and not exaggerated by the media. A full 60% of those who were once opposed to police are now beginning to support more police being hired, and 71% say they support hiring more police officers even though they are concerned about social justice and racism in the bureau.

October 13, 2021

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