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Flashback- March 1998

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Remembering a Fallen Hero In January of 1998 The City mourned the passing of Officer Coleen Waibel- one of our finest. The Rapsheet take a step back to remember a fallen hero. (Click on the images below to zoom in)


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TAPS Richard R Butler, born July 3, 1936, died Oct 30th, 2010, at age 74. He joined the Police Bureau, June 3, 1965, retired on a disability 1971, and was officially retired July 3, 2000. This information received from the Police Pension Board, and no other info available. Edie Marie Blakely, widow of Howard Blakely, born July 4, 1917 in …

History of Law Enforcement in Portland Pt. 3 of 3

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By Jim Huff , Director, Portland Police Museum- In November, 2010 the Portland Police Bureau will be 140 years old, and in April of 2011 it will be 160 years old. In the first two installments, the Bureau

Editorial Board Message

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January 2011 has come in like a lion for the members of the Portland Police Bureau. Homicides and Officer involved shootings ended the year and then began the New Year. The men and women of the Portland Police Bureau have performed well during these stressful and difficult times. Please keep your fellow officers in mind and reach out to them …

PRESS RELEASE: In Support of Dane Reister

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PRESS RELEASE: In Support of Dane Reister Portland, Or- December 13, 2011 The indictment of officer Dane Reister, who was taking legitimate police action is devastatingly wrong. This indictment is nothing more than an accusation and police officers should enjoy the same presumption of innocence as everyone else. Police officers do a tough and dangerous job everyday and have earned …

Featured Business Discount Gun Sales

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Discount Gun Sales is honored to support the PPA and its hard-working officers. We’re your local, neighborhood gun shop. Discount Gun Sales is the largest privately owned gun dealer in the western US. We have 10 locations, with seven in the Seattle area, one in Vancouver, one in Aloha, and my store in Portland on Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway. We specialize in …