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The City of Portland, Oregon

Police Bureau

Sworn to protect. Dedicated to serve.

Phone: 503-823-0000

Non-Emergency: 503-823-3333

1111 S.W. 2nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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Videos: August 17th Demonstration Updates

6:00 pm Press Briefing - Transcript

August 17th Media Update

Video Update 6 - Transcript

The demonstration in downtown Portland has now been declared a civil disturbance. Individuals gathered in the SW Park and Morrison area must now leave the area immediately.

Video Update 5 - Transcript

Demonstrations have been underway for nearly six hours. More than a thousand individuals have gathered in and around the downtown area, taking part in these events.

Video Update 4 - Transcript

For more than four hours, several hundred demonstrators have gathered in and around the downtown area. We will release details about law enforcement actions later in the day but at this time we are aware of at least four arrests.

Video Update 3 - Transcript

At least three arrests related to today’s demonstrations.

Video Update 2 - Transcript

Individuals are trying to infiltrate opposing groups.

Video Update 1 - Transcript

Demonstrators have begun gathering in Portland. Police have confiscated some weapons.

9:00 am Commander Steinbronn

Event objectvies and safety informtion.