Alliance comments on Portland police chief search



Alliance comments on Portland police chief search

The Alliance sent a letter to Mayor Wheeler about the search for a new police chief of the Portland Police Bureau.
The Alliance sent a letter to Mayor Wheeler about the search for a new police chief of the Portland Police Bureau. The letter supports the return to a community policing model in order to build trust among community members and the police as well as help address some of the persistent livability issues facing downtown and other areas of the city. Additionally, the letter expresses support for a candidate with local knowledge of Portland, and emphasizes ensuring the new chief has integrity, is collaborative and values diversity, both within the community and within the bureau. Read the letter.