Monday, April 5, 2021

‘Overworked, overwhelmed and burned out’: Why Portland cops say they’re leaving in droves - oregonlive.com

They trashed police management.

They mocked city leaders.

They bemoaned the lack of true community-based policing.

And they were all Portland officers and supervisors who chose to leave the state’s largest police force in the last year.

In 31 exit interview statements, the employees who turned in their badges or retired were brutally frank about their reasons for getting out.

“The community shows zero support. The city council are raging idiots, in addition to being stupid. Additionally, the mayor and council ignore actual facts on crime and policing in favor of radical leftist and anarchists fantasy. What’s worse is ppb command (lt. and above) is arrogantly incompetent and cowardly,” one retiring detective wrote.

via www.oregonlive.com

https://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/2021/04/overworked-overwhelmed-and-burned-out-why-portland-cops-say-theyre-leaving-in-droves-oregonlivecom.html

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"The city council are raging idiots, in addition to being stupid."
Oh, and here I thought that Portland was run by the "woke intelligentsia" My bad.

Posted by: Stu Buchalter | Apr 5, 2021 8:26:14 AM

Do such cops usually go to work as cops elsewhere?

Posted by: dearieme | Apr 6, 2021 5:13:28 AM

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