Update on Portland Police Officer Injured by Falling Tree During Monday's Storm

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November 20, 2012 22:39

  

The Portland Police officer injured yesterday during a training accident is continuing to recover at a Portland hospital.

Officer Paul Meyer of the Portland Police Bureau is assigned to the Training Division and the Special Emergency Reaction Team (SERT). Officer Meyer has been protecting and serving the Portland community for more than 19 years.

Officer Meyer is in serious condition at this time and will remain in the hospital.

Officers who witnessed the accident described the falling tree as a telephone pole-sized tree that fell from 30 feet in the sky before striking Officer Meyer on his ATV.

Cards can be sent to:

Portland Police Bureau SERT

Attn: Officer Meyer & Family

449 Northeast Emerson Street

Portland, Oregon 97211

An account has been established at a local credit union to help Officer Meyer's family during this difficult time and during his recovery. Contributions can be made in person or mailed to any Advantis Credit Union branch with the following information:

"Officer Paul Meyer Fund"

Account # 809390

To find the nearest Advantis Credit Union branch, visit www.advantiscu.org.

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