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I am always disturbed by the term community policing. I come from a family with both fire fighters and police officers and community policing to our family means walking the beat and knowing the neighborhood.
Portland police do not know those in the neighborhood and I believe this fosters an Us vs. Them mentality. Both the union and administration must commit to remove barriers that keep officers and community members from knowing one another. The more we work as a community the safer Portland will be for residents and officers alike.
posted 2 years, 8 months ago
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