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Police Bureau

Sworn to protect. Dedicated to serve.

Phone: 503-823-0000

Fax: 503-823-0342

Non-Emergency: 503-823-3333

1111 S.W. 2nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

Update September 2013

This summer, PPB's Use of Force Inspector published the second quarterly Use of Force Data Summary Report. This report relates to items 74-76 in the City's agreement with the US Department of Justice.

In comparing this quarter to the same time period in 2012, there is a significant decrease in the amount of Force Data Summary Reports (FDCR) submitted (down almost 30%) despite a slight increase in calls for service (0.75%) during the same period. FDCR's are the forms that must be submitted after every qualifying use of force in the field.

Take a look at the data and the summary here http://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/62708 and contact us with questions or comments.