Portland Police K-9 Officer Available for Media Interviews on Friday (Photo)

April 17, 2014 17:15

  

On Friday April 18, 2014, at 10:00 a.m., Portland Police K-9 Officer Shawn Gore and his canine partner Jasko (pronounced "Yah-skow") will be at the K-9 Unit to answer general media questions about the unit, K-9 training and the impact the shooting of Officer Jeff Dorn and his canine partner Mick.

Officer Gore is a 21-year veteran of the Police Bureau and a long-time member of the K-9 Unit.
The K-9 Unit is located at 4735 East Burnside Street.

Several members of the community have asked if there is a donation fund for the K-9 Unit. The Bureau has learned that donations ARE tax-deductible and can be sent directly to the Portland Police Bureau K-9 Unit:

Portland Police Bureau K-9 Unit
4735 East Burnside Street
Portland, Oregon 97215

The City's federal tax identification number is 93-6002236, and there is an official notice on the Auditor's website if a donor wishes to print it for their records: http://www.portlandoregon.gov/auditor/article/38071

The community is encouraged to share their thoughts and well wishes for Officer Dorn and Mick on the K-9 Unit's Facebook page, http://www.facebook.com/ppbk9 or the Bureau's Twitter account, @PortlandPolice. Use the hashtag #RIPK93Mick.

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Media Relations:
Sgt. Pete Simpson
Peter.Simpson@portlandoregon.gov
Desk: 503-823-0830
Pager: 503-790-1779


Portland Police Bureau
1111 SW 2nd Ave, Suite 1526
Portland, Oregon 97204