Posted by Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) on August 27th, 2012 at 2:56 pm
Would you like to see the police utilize bicycle patrols more often? Are you concerned about how the PPB handles marches and protests? The City of Portland and the Portland Police Bureau is forming a new group of citizens to provide input into their training programs. Since there are many ways bicycling intersects with police training, this might be something worth considering for some of you.
Check out more information from the official announcement below...
"The Training Advisory Council will provide ongoing advice to the Chief of Police on its efforts to continuously improve training standards, practices, and outcomes by examining training content, delivery, tactics, policy, tools, equipment and facility use...
The Police Bureau Training Division is a crucial piece of our public safety strategy for the City of Portland. Our Training Division protocols and process both outfit officers with the tools they need to keep our city safe and healthy, and also reflect the values of our community. We are one of the first jurisdictions in the country to establish a Training Advisory Council of citizens to increase accountability for police training and to provide recommendations to the Chief of Police..."
I'm a bit late posting this, so you have only until August 31st to fill out and complete the application form. Download the PDF here.Email This Post
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