July 25, 2022 14:46


Over the course of the last two weeks, East Precinct personnel have been conducting regular stolen vehicle operations primarily in the Jade District around Southeast 82nd -92nd Streets and Southeast Powell Boulevard. In addition to patrol officers, the operations have included: Air Support to conduct follows of vehicles which eluded; K9 officers to support situations requiring tactical intervention; and Public Safety Support Specialists to assist with vehicle and property disposition. One operation was also conducted in partnership with Gresham Police. These operations are done on a limited basis and when operationally feasible.

The latest operation on July 19, 2022, yielded the following:

26 - Stops / Encounters:
12 - Stolen Vehicles
29 - Arrests
37 - Warrants Services
5 - Citations Issued
3 - Vehicles with Drugs Encountered
1 - Gun Recovered
7 - Vehicles Eluded
17 - Vehicles Towed
15 - Drivers with no valid driving privilege
16 - Vehicles with no valid vehicle insurance

PPB's Strategic Services Division has been gathering statistics on this ongoing effort evaluate the effectiveness of the operations and determine any trends which will direct resources and operational areas.

Photo descriptions:
Illegal Drugs and Cash seized from stolen vehicle operation
Gun and other weapon seized from stolen vehicle operation



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