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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Mayor & Councilors Issue Statements Denouncing Violence Against Police Officers

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Mayor Kate Snyder and several members of the City Council issued statements today denouncing recent violence against Portland Police officers.

Mayor Kate Snyder said, “As we work together as a community toward equity, the dismantling of systemic racism, and ensuring our policies and procedures across the city are anti-racist, it’s critical that we don’t resort to violence. As we all continue to reel from the horrific events that have occurred across the country, and continue to happen, I want to thank those in our community who have spoken up, attended protests peacefully, and sent us emails calling for action. I am listening, and I pledge to work with my colleagues on the Council and people within the community to continue learning and implementing systems that reflect positive change. As we move forward on this journey, we must stand together against all forms of violence. I am grateful to Portland police officers who continue to serve our community through a host of unprecedented challenges.”

Councilor Spencer Thibodeau said, “I stand with my colleagues in condemning these acts against our police department. Violence in any form has no place in our community and we are all obligated to call it out when we see it. As a policymaker, my job is to make certain that every member of our community is safe, including the men and women of our police department who put their lives on the line every day." 

Councilor Nick Mavodones said, “I join my colleagues in denouncing these recent acts against our police department. We must work together to effect the change we want to see in our community, but not at the expense of officers who show up every day to serve us. We must continue to support everyone and not create divisions in our community.” 

Councilor Belinda Ray said, "There’s a lot of tension across our country today, and rightly so. But in this time of necessary upheaval, we must resist dehumanizing one another, and that includes our police officers. Individual police officers who signed up to serve our community are being dehumanized, and that’s making some people think that violence against them is acceptable. It’s not. We are all complicit in our country’s horrendous history of racism, and we must all work together to root out and eradicate it from our systems, policies, and institutions without doing further harm to one another." 


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