Police Bureau shares tragic news

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March 17, 2012 20:00


"It is with a heavy heart that we share some extremely upsetting news. Lieutenant Arnold Warren has passed away at his home from an apparent suicide yesterday Friday, March 16, 2012. The Oregon City Police and Medical Examiner are conducting an investigation" said Chief Mike Reese.

Mayor Sam Adams said "This is a tragic loss for the Portland Police Bureau and City of Portland, our thoughts and prayers are with Lieutenant Warren's family and friends during this difficult time".

"Lieutenant Warren spent 18 years serving the Police Bureau and the Community. We are all saddened by this terrible news" said Chief Mike Reese.

Please keep Lieutenant Warren's family and friends in your thoughts and prayers.

Chief of Police Mike Reese


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