Oregon

Portland Police Chief Reponds To Federal Investigation

OPB | Sept. 17, 2012 4:45 p.m. | Updated: Sept. 18, 2012 7:57 a.m.

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Last week, the federal Department of Justice released the results of a long-running investigation into how Portland Police officers use force. It that found a pattern of excessive force, especially with people with mental illness.

Portland Police Chief Mike Reese - File Photo

Portland Police Chief Mike Reese - File Photo

Rob Manning / OPB

Monday, on OPB’s Think Out Loud, Police Chief Mike Reese discussed the findings and the future of his bureau.

Host Dave Miller asked Reese what the ideal role would be for police to play with someone with mental illness. Click the audio link to hear what Reese had to say. Visit Think Out Loud to join the conversation.

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