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Free Speech Events Anticipated in Downtown Portland on Saturday

January 18, 2018 16:00

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The Portland Police Bureau is anticipating multiple demonstrations to occur in Portland on Saturday, January 20, 2018. Most events appear to be scheduled for Downtown Portland; however, there are some events that will take place in other parts of the Portland area.

There could be an impact to traffic, and TriMet has announced they have developed contingency plans for the transit system; riders should check http://www.trimet.org/alerts in advance of any travel to learn about service disruptions and route changes.

While most people attending these events will participate in peaceful behavior, the Police Bureau recognizes it has a responsibility to attempt to ensure all community members are able to safely practice their Constitutional right to free speech and assembly. The Police

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