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September 11, 2001 00:00


At a news conference this morning, Mayor Vera Katz, Fire Bureau Chief Ed Wilson, FBI Assistant Special Agent in Charge Phil Donegan, and Portland Police Bureau Chief Mark A. Kroeker reported a coordinated local response to the tragic events that have occurred in our country.

As of 1:00 p.m. today Chief Mark A. Kroeker reports that the Portland Police Bureau is continuing to respond to calls for service on a normal basis. We have not received an abnormal number of calls for police service; response time for emergency calls has not increased. Streets within the City of Portland are open.

The Portland Police Bureau reminds our citizens to call 911 only for emergencies. Any questions or concerns regarding today’s events should be directed to the Police Information and Referral line at (503) 823-4636.

Mayor Vera Katz, Fire Bureau Chief Ed Wilson and Portland Police Bureau Chief Mark A. Kroeker will hold a news conference at 3:00 p.m. today to update our citizens on the city’s coordinated response. The news conference will be held in the Rose Room at City Hall.


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



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