- ABOUT THE CAMPAIGN TO END PORTLAND'S COOPERATION
WITH THE FBI'S TERRORISM TASK FORCE! (AGAIN)
On November 8, 2017, a letter
23 organizations and a prominent Portland area survivor of unwarranted spying
was presented to Portland City Council asking to get the Portland Police
the Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF). READ MORE
On February 13, 2019 City Council voted to pull the two officers out of the JTTF.
On May 8, Council adopted the second
resolution which allows the PPB to work
with the JTTF on cases of terrorism "and/or threats to life including
A report is
due out in January 2020 which should tell us whether this increased,
rather than decreased PPB involvement with the FBI.
- Check out our report back on May Day 2017
Expressing deep concerns, including over 30 stills
and video of a copwatcher manhandled by police.
- Read PCW's
fact sheet on the
Portland Police Association Contract (10/24/16)
Read more on our page about the police
Portland Copwatch's analysis of the
"Standard of Review" for the
Citizen Review Committee (4/8/11-.pdf)
- Information on US Dept of Justice
In 2012, the US DOJ found a "pattern and practice" of excessive
force by the PPB.
The DOJ page on our site includes links to
- NOW AVAILABLE FROM PORTLAND COPWATCH:
Copies of "Alien Boy: The Life and Death of James Chasse, Jr"
on DVD! (April 2014)
Send $15 check or money order to
Portland Copwatch/Peace and Justice Works
PO Box 42456
Portland, OR, 97242
(Sorry, we can't accept payment for DVDs or other items via our web
Copies of "Arresting Power: Resisting Police
Violence in Portland, OR"
If you send $20 to the same address (December 2015)
- Copwatch stickers available
Hey! Would you like to have your very own Portland Copwatch sticker?
Decorate your bike, car, backpack, notebook, front porch, or whatever!
Send us a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
We can send up to 8 4"x2.5"
stickers for 1 stamp.