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Part-time Portland Parks & Recreation employee arrested

Mr. McGlothlin has not worked for PP&R since July 2015 

(Portland, OR) –

On February 20, 2016, Portland Parks & Recreation learned that James McGlothlin, a seasonal (part-time) employee in aquatics for PP&R, had been arrested. 

Clackamas County Sheriff’s news release:

McGlothlin worked for PP&R in a part-time, seasonal capacity beginning in 1993, including as a summer lifeguard and swim instructor (1993-2012, primarily at Southwest Community Center and Wilson Pool), as a drop-in child care staffer (approximately February-May of 2004, at Southwest Community Center), and as asummer aquatics supply delivery staff (2007-July 2015).  From approximately 2004-2005, McGlothlin was a contracted employee via a staffing agency.

 McGlothlin has not worked for PP&R since July 2015.

 The charges are serious and the investigation is ongoing.

Portland Parks & Recreation is cooperating fully with Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office and all other law enforcement agencies on this ongoing investigation. For any additional tips to assist with the investigation, the public is urged to call the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office at (503) 723-4949.

If you believe that you or your child was a victim of a crime committed by Mr. McGlothlin, you are urged to call your local law enforcement agency.

Portland Parks & Recreation will have no further comments at this time.

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