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THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE

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Veterans hold a special place in our hearts and minds. They put their lives on the line to protect our way of life – for their families and for our families. From WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam, and the Arabian Gulf to Afghanistan and Iraq; the brave souls who have served on behalf of America have experienced things that most of us couldn’t imagine. Today the …

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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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Remember Officer Colleen Waibel 1953-1998

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Officer Colleen Waibel was born and raised in Hillsboro, Oregon as part of a large, extended farming family. She graduated from St Mary’s of the Valley High School and attended Portland Community College. She had been a secretary for the Washington County Sheriff’s office. She was appointed to the Bureau on July 3, 1991, at the age of 37. She …

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Our Police Bureau Is Broken. We Need To Fix It.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Daryl Turner 503-225.9760 Phone president@ppavigil.org Portland, ORE – January 12th, 2016 Our Police Bureau Is Broken. We Need To Fix It. For the past year, I’ve been telling Chief O’Dea that morale in the Portland Police Bureau is as low as I’ve ever seen it in my 24-year career, in large part because of catastrophically inadequate …

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PPA Partners with the Boys & Girls Club

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The Portland Police Association worked with the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Portland Metropolitan Area to recognize 4 outstanding youth leaders within the Boys & Girls Club Organization. These youth leaders exemplify the the Boys & Girls Club mission to help those who need us most to become productive, caring, and responsible citizens. It was an honor to surprise them …

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NO-Shave November

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    Officer Byrd from PPB’s Traffic Division won the PPA ‪#‎BestBeardAward‬ for ‪#‎NoShaveNovember‬! The Portland Police Association has made $1,000 donation to the No-Shave November Campaign for Cancer Research in honor of the PPB Traffic Division. Thank you, Officer Byrd, the Traffic Division, and the rank and file of the Portland Police Bureau for the job you do everyday, …

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Thank You from Robyn Reister

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Dear Members, Families and Friends of the Portland Police, Dane loved spending time with family and friends, meeting new friends, helping people, and trying to make a difference and that’s why he loved his job as a Portland Police Officer. Dane considered his coworkers friends and family. It’s difficult to express how much we sincerely appreciate your kind words and …

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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 …