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Mayor Hales’ policies are driven by a goal to make everything we love about Portland accessible to all Portlanders, and that means citizens being safe in all areas of the city, as well as feeling safe through public trust in first responders. Led by Police Chief Mike Marshman, the bureau is focused on developing community relationships with Portland's diverse groups. Mayor Hales has pursued an agenda of community-police relationships. As Sir Robert Peel said, "Police, at all times, should maintain a relationship with the public that gives reality to the historic tradition that the police are the public and the public are the police ..."
What do you want the relationship between Portland Police and the community to look like? Join the Community Outreach Advisory Board at a Community Engagement Workshop, Thursday, April 14, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., and share your thoughts, experiences and ideas. Click here for more.
The Compliance Officer-Community Liaison (COCL) and the Community Oversight Advisory Board (COAB) are mandated by the U.S. Department of Justice Settlement Agreement to support police reform in Portland. The COCL has been contracted and the COAB has been formed. Visit their Facebook page and temporary website.
The Portland Police Bureau is seeking public comment on its proposed policies. This is an ongoing public input process. Current policies up for review include Press/Media, Release of Information, Political Activities, Critical Incident Notifications, and Site Visits. Click here for information and the feedback form: PPB Policy Review: http://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/59757
What do you want the relationship between Portland Police and community to look like? Share your ideas.
The incentives are intended to fill a staffing shortage at the bureau, while also attracting the best and most diverse candidates for the job.