July 15, 2020 15:34
Chief Chuck Lovell has announced the appointment of Commander Mike Leasure to Assistant Chief of the Operations Branch, which includes the three precincts and the Traffic Division. Commander Leasure has recently served as Commander of Central Precinct. Prior to that, he was Captain of the Youth Services Division.
"Mike is known as a committed, collaborative and progressive leader," said Chief Chuck Lovell. "He has dedicated his career to community engagement and has been involved in mentoring and coaching youth and participating in community advisory groups, including the Diversity and Inclusion Council. I am looking forward to having him join our Executive Team with his wealth of experience and relationships in the community."
To read Mike's bio, visit: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/article/680634
Chief Lovell also announced current Assistant Chief Mike Frome will move to the Services Branch, overseeing the following Divisions: Training, Personnel, Business Services Group, Strategic Service, Records, Info Technology, and the regional public safety management system.
Chief Lovell will also appoint Captain Craig Dobson as Commander at Central Precinct. Captain Dobson currently oversees the Training Division.
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