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Mayor Charlie Hales

City of Portland Mayor Charlie Hales

Phone: 503-823-4120

1221 SW 4th Avenue, Room 340, Portland, OR 97204

Police chief announces leadership changes

Portland Police Chief Michael Reese has announced promotions and personnel moves within the Portland Police Bureau. 

Commander Donna Henderson, a 24-year veteran of the Police Bureau and current commander of the Detective Division will be promoted to assistant chief and will oversee the Investigations Branch.

Assistant Chief Eric Hendricks, who currently oversees the Investigations Branch, will move to the Services Branch.

Captain George Burke, a 20-year veteran, will be promoted to commander and will be assigned to the Detective Division.  Burke currently oversees the Records Division.

Captain John Brooks, a 22-year veteran, will be assigned to the Records Division.

The news follows the resignation on Friday of Mike Kuykendall, former director of services for the bureau.