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Domestic Violence Reduction Unit

10/18/2019
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On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. During one year, this equates to more than 10 million women and men. In our own community, Portland police officers respond to domestic violence calls every day. Those calls are then turned over to a specialized unit. Transcript: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/article/744646

Duration:00:21:29

NEWS Beat 001

9/27/2019
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This episode covers recent Traffic Missions, Street Racing, Bias Crimes and the work of the Gun Violence Reduction Team. Transcript: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/article/742871

Duration:00:06:12

Inside the PPB Sexual Assault Unit

9/4/2019
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Go inside the Portland Police Bureau's Sexual Assault Unit to find out about sexual assaults and the innovative work that being is done. "The one thing that is important for victims of sexual assault to know is that you're going to be heard and your voice is going to be powerful. Yes, we do like to arrest rapists, and that is a focal point of our unit, but the victim advocacy portion combined with an investigation, I think, is the best model. It's the most progressive model out there today."...

Duration:00:39:25

Demonstration Events: Behind the Scenes

8/15/2019
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Every year the City of Portland has hundreds of demonstrations and protests. Most end peacefully and do not make the news, but recent violent encounters have raised the public interest as well as provide a few misconceptions. Go behind the scenes to find out what it takes to plan for and manage a large scale demonstration in the City of Portland. Transcript: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/article/739887

Duration:00:26:40

Chief Outlaw: Protesting in Portland

8/8/2019
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Chief Daniel Outlaw provides some perspective on how recent large scale events have affected the City of Portland and the Portland Police Bureau. Transcript: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/article/739002

Duration:00:21:52

Drugs In Portland

6/28/2019
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Transcript: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/article/735629 What drugs are in Portland, how do they get on our streets or in our communities, and what is the Drugs and Vice Division doing about it? Commander Art Nakamura leads the division, which we commonly call DVD. They are responsible for investigating drug trafficking organizations and money laundering. Also: Can you report a bad driver after the fact to Police? And how many Officer Involved Shootings happen in Portland?

Duration:00:21:59

Crime Trends and Solutions in Portland's 3 Precincts

6/4/2019
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Transcript: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/article/733720 Portland has three precincts, Central, East, and North precinct. Police Commanders for each precinct provide some insights into what is going on in each of their precincts and some of the creative strategies they're using to address crime.

Duration:00:37:19

Learn about PPB's Behavioral Health Unit

5/7/2019
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Transcript: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/article/730616 The Behavioral Health Unit coordinates the Police Bureau's response to people in behavioral crisis, whether it's from a suspected mental illness or a drug and alcohol addiction or both. Also we answer the question: "Is the thin blue line a counter to Black Lives Matter?"

Duration:00:24:23

Traffic in Portland, Ore

5/7/2019
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Transcript: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/article/729721 Traffic a popular topic for officers at community meetings and whether you travel by vehicle, motorcycle, bicycle, foot, bus, streetcar, MAX train or scooter, you're navigating Portland's roads with a lot of other users out on the road as well. Our Portland police traffic officers two are here today to talk about all issues. Also we answer the question: Why do police park on the sidewalk, block MAX tracks or block traffic when...

Duration:00:36:41

How to become a Portland Police Officer

5/7/2019
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Transcript: www.portlandoregon.gov/police/article/729726 The Portland police bureau currently faces that critical staffing shortage as retirements come in large ways, the bureau faces more than 100 vacancies. Next year, in August, 2020, another large retirement is expected to occur. That's why today we're talking about everything recruitment and hiring. We also listen in on a seasoned officer's conversation with a new recruit.

Duration:00:32:26