Portland Police Bureau
Personnel Division, Room 1542
1111 S.W. 2nd Avenue
Portland, OR 97204
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Officer Deanna Wesson-Mitchell - OUT OF OFFICE -
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Deanna was born and raised in Portland; she joined the Police Bureau in 2004. Her assignments in the Bureau have included uniformed patrol, elder fraud investigations, instructor for G.R.E.A.T. (Gang Resistance Education And Training) and facilitator for Making Positive Choices Youth Forums. She is an active member of the Community and Police Relations Committee (CPRC) currently working on the Bureau's long-term plan to address institutional racism and sexism within the organization. Prior to the Bureau she worked in commercial property management and college residential life. Deanna graduated from Portland's Jefferson High School and earned a BA in History from The George Washington University in Washington, DC.
Officer Marshall K Akom
Marshall was born and raised in northeast Portland, and has deep roots in that community. He joined the Police Bureau as an officer in 2008 after spending three years as a police officer for another Oregon agency. Marshall was also in the US Army for six years as an active duty Military Police Investigator.
Officer Michelle Cass
Michelle was born and raised in Portland; she joined the Police Bureau in 2006. The majority of her career has been spent in uniformed patrol as a district officer in North Portland. Michelle is a GREAT (Gang Resistance Education and Training) instructor. Prior to law enforcement, she worked in the medical field for ten years.
Officer Tim Evans
Tim joined the Police Bureau as an officer in 1994 after spending five years with the State of North Carolina. Tim's assignments in the Bureau include uniformed patrol as a district officer, youth crime prevention, Honor Guard and Field Training Officer. Tim is on the national training team for GREAT (Gang Resistance Education and Training) and an ECCW (Employee Cultural Competency in the Workplace) Instructor.
Robert "Craig" Magill
Craig joined the Bureau's Personnel Division staff in 2008 after a 28 year Federal law enforcement career. Craig has also worked as a State regulatory investigator and has a B.A. degree in Social Science and an A.S. degree in law enforcement.
Officer Katie Potter
Katie was born and raised in Portland and joined the Police Bureau in 1989. She worked patrol, was a Neighborhood Liaison Officer, and investigated crimes against people with disabilities. She co-wrote a curriculum and taught safety classes for adults with developmental disabilities. She is a member of the Police Bureau’s Alliance for Safer Communities.
Officer Alicia Russell
Alicia joined the Police Bureau in 2001. She has worked patrol as a uniform officer. She was a Neighborhood Liaison Officer and Cadet Advisor. Alicia earned a Bachelor’s degree in Social Science from Portland State University, where she also played softball and basketball.
Officer Dennis McClain
Telephone: 503 823-0524
Dennis has been a sworn police officer for the past 33 1/2 years. Dennis worked as a Field Training Officer, Chief of Police in the State of Oregon and worked in California as a police officer.
Officer John Shadron