April 28, 2014 12:40
As the Portland Police Bureau awaits legal proceedings to conclude in regard to the City Council-approved settlement agreement with the Department of Justice (DOJ), Chief Michael Reese directed his staff to move forward with reforms that could be implemented. This included a number of the reforms mentioned in the settlement agreement that were either already in process or were items the community had strongly advocated for during the process.
Today the Bureau issued its DOJ progress report summarizing the significant changes that have been made thus far while acknowledging much remains to be done. PPB remains committed to the continuous improvement of policing services, especially to the most vulnerable individuals, and to engaging the community to build greater trust.
This report can be found at: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/article/488468
During its implementation of the agreement, the Police Bureau will use its website http://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/doj
as a clearinghouse of information, updates, calendars and reports.
Sgt. Pete Simpson
Portland Police Bureau
1111 SW 2nd Ave, Suite 1526
Portland, Oregon 97204