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Jason Goodding Memorial Golf Tournament

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Best Ball Scramble At Quail Valley Golf Course On July 22, 2016 To Raise funds for Sgt. Jason Goodding’s family To register >>> Jason Goodding Memorial Golf Tournament On February 5, 2016, Sergeant Jason Goodding lost his life in the line of duty.  In honor of Jason, this golf tournament was created.  We will be holding this golf tournament annually.  Our hope is that this …

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2016 National Police Week

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In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15 falls, as National Police Week. Established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1962, National Police Week pays special recognition to those law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and …

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NATIONAL POLICE WEEK

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About National Police Week Each year our nation loses between 140-160 law enforcement officers in the line of duty.  National Police Week (NPW) held May 11 – 17 each year in Washington, D.C. honors the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement officers.  On May 11 and 12, surviving families and co-workers begin arriving in Washington, D.C. for the week-long …

10 money-saving tax tips for police officers

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Tax season is right around the corner, would you like to save some cash? By Megan Wells When you sign up for the badge, you aren’t signing a multi-million dollar contract for a life of luxury. You’re signing up for a modest paycheck and gratitude from those you help. If you’re like most officers, managing your money is a necessity. …

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Celebrating Black History Month

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Local Black History in the Portland Police Bureau During WWII, Duke had been a fighter pilot in the 100th Fighter Squadron of the 332nd Fighter Group, also known as the Tuskegee Airmen. Learn more >>> Dec. 11, 1946: Almost the First Black Portland Police Officer George Hardin, Portland’s first African American police officer, in 1884 (image courtesy of the Portland Police …

Holidays 2015

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PPA Donates $1,000 in toys to the KGW Great Toy Drive On December 11th, Portland Police Association Members were out bright and early shopping at the Jantzen Beach Target to purchase $1,000 in toys for the KGW Great Toy Drive. Then, PPA President, Daryl Turner, made the deliver to Drew Carney in the KGW Toy Box. For more than 30 …

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KGW Great Toy Drive Donation

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On December 11th, Portland Police Association Members were out bright and early shopping at the Jantzen Beach Target to purchase $1,000 in toys for the KGW Great Toy Drive. Then, PPA President, Daryl Turner, made the deliver to Drew Carney in the KGW Toy Box. For more than 30 years, the KGW Great Toy Drive has provided hundreds of thousands …

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Portland Police Association Launches “Having Enough Police Matters” Campaign

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Daryl Turner Portland Police Association daryl@ppavigil.org 503-225-9760 OurCityOurPolice.org Campaign urges Portland City Council to address dangerously low staffing levels (October 7, 2015 — Portland, OR) – Billboards are going up throughout the City of Portland today to educate the public about the dangerously low staffing levels in the Portland Police Bureau. With this effort, the Portland Police …

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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If you are experiencing domestic violence, HELP IS AVAILABLE. Statewide Domestic Violence Hotline, Operated by the Portland Women’s Crisis Line 888.235.5333 Portland Police Bureau: Domestic Violence Reduction Unit (D.V.R.U.) National Domestic Violence Hotline 800.799.7233 What is domestic violence? …a pattern of coercive tactics that can include physical, psychological, sexual, economic, and/or emotional abuse, perpetrated by one person against a family member or …