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Talking Beat - from the Portland Police Bureau

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We're focusing on thoughtful conversations that we hope will inform and provide you with a small glimpse of the work performed by Portland police officers as well as issues affecting public safety in our city.

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We're focusing on thoughtful conversations that we hope will inform and provide you with a small glimpse of the work performed by Portland police officers as well as issues affecting public safety in our city.

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faschist pig propaganda

By alaskancritter - Aug 17 2019
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everyone knows that portland cops are on the side of the faschist nazi scumbags. cops are the real danger to free people of america. They are a stste sponsored white supremicist terrorist orginization!

Good and informative

By BIGBOSSCLANTON - Aug 04 2019
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I look forward to applying for this Department, this podcast is very informative.

iTunes Ratings

19 Ratings
Average Ratings
16
1
0
0
2

faschist pig propaganda

By alaskancritter - Aug 17 2019
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everyone knows that portland cops are on the side of the faschist nazi scumbags. cops are the real danger to free people of america. They are a stste sponsored white supremicist terrorist orginization!

Good and informative

By BIGBOSSCLANTON - Aug 04 2019
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I look forward to applying for this Department, this podcast is very informative.

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Talking Beat - from the Portland Police Bureau

Updated 6 days ago

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We're focusing on thoughtful conversations that we hope will inform and provide you with a small glimpse of the work performed by Portland police officers as well as issues affecting public safety in our city.

How to become a Portland Police Officer

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Transcript:
www.portlandoregon.gov/police/article/729726

The Portland police bureau currently faces that critical staffing shortage as retirements come in large ways, the bureau faces more than 100 vacancies. Next year, in August, 2020, another large retirement is expected to occur. That's why today we're talking about everything recruitment and hiring.

We also listen in on a seasoned officer's conversation with a new recruit.

May 07 2019

32mins

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Drugs In Portland

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Transcript:
https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/article/735629

What drugs are in Portland, how do they get on our streets or in our communities, and what is the Drugs and Vice Division doing about it? Commander Art Nakamura leads the division, which we commonly call DVD. They are responsible for investigating drug trafficking organizations and money laundering.

Also: Can you report a bad driver after the fact to Police? And how many Officer Involved Shootings happen in Portland?

Jun 28 2019

21mins

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Traffic in Portland, Ore

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https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/article/729721

Traffic a popular topic for officers at community meetings and whether you travel by vehicle, motorcycle, bicycle, foot, bus, streetcar, MAX train or scooter, you're navigating Portland's roads with a lot of other users out on the road as well. Our Portland police traffic officers two are here today to talk about all issues.

Also we answer the question: Why do police park on the sidewalk, block MAX tracks or block traffic when responding to calls?

May 07 2019

36mins

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Learn about PPB's Behavioral Health Unit

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https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/article/730616

The Behavioral Health Unit coordinates the Police Bureau's response to people in behavioral crisis, whether it's from a suspected mental illness or a drug and alcohol addiction or both.

Also we answer the question: "Is the thin blue line a counter to Black Lives Matter?"

May 07 2019

24mins

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Crime Trends and Solutions in Portland's 3 Precincts

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https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/article/733720

Portland has three precincts, Central, East, and North precinct. Police Commanders for each precinct provide some insights into what is going on in each of their precincts and some of the creative strategies they're using to address crime.

Jun 04 2019

37mins

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NewsBeat 03 - December 2019

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Driving Under the Influence, Active Shooter Response information, Package Theft from porches and cars and tips to avoid charity fraud.

Transcript: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/newsbeat

Dec 04 2019

8mins

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The Sunshine Division

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The Portland Police Sunshine Division provides free emergency food and clothing to people in our community. We wanted to take a closer look at this long time agency and find out why police are involved, and how people can access it's services. Officer Matt Tobey acts as liaison between the Portland Police bureau and Kyle Camberg, is the Executive Director.

Transcript: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/article/747308

Nov 19 2019

26mins

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NewsBeat 02 - November 2019

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November is Fraud Awareness Month and the Portland Police Bureau would like to remind you that phone scams are a common way people are victimized by scammers. One popular scam is a caller impersonating police or sheriff departments.

https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/newsbeat

Nov 01 2019

5mins

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Domestic Violence Reduction Unit

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On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. During one year, this equates to more than 10 million women and men. In our own community, Portland police officers respond to domestic violence calls every day. Those calls are then turned over to a specialized unit.

Transcript: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/article/744646

Oct 18 2019

21mins

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NewsBeat 01 - October 2019

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This episode covers recent Traffic Missions, Street Racing, Bias Crimes and the work of the Gun Violence Reduction Team.

Transcript: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/article/742871

Sep 27 2019

6mins

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Inside the PPB Sexual Assault Unit

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Go inside the Portland Police Bureau's Sexual Assault Unit to find out about sexual assaults and the innovative work that being is done.

"The one thing that is important for victims of sexual assault to know is that you're going to be heard and your voice is going to be powerful. Yes, we do like to arrest rapists, and that is a focal point of our unit, but the victim advocacy portion combined with an investigation, I think, is the best model. It's the most progressive model out there today." - Det. Daul

Links and Transcript:
https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/article/741214

Sep 04 2019

39mins

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Demonstration Events: Behind the Scenes

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Every year the City of Portland has hundreds of demonstrations and protests. Most end peacefully and do not make the news, but recent violent encounters have raised the public interest as well as provide a few misconceptions. Go behind the scenes to find out what it takes to plan for and manage a large scale demonstration in the City of Portland.

Transcript:
https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/article/739887

Aug 15 2019

26mins

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Chief Outlaw: Protesting in Portland

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Chief Daniel Outlaw provides some perspective on how recent large scale events have affected the City of Portland and the Portland Police Bureau.

Transcript:
https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/article/739002

Aug 08 2019

21mins

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Drugs In Portland

Podcast cover
Read more
Transcript:
https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/article/735629

What drugs are in Portland, how do they get on our streets or in our communities, and what is the Drugs and Vice Division doing about it? Commander Art Nakamura leads the division, which we commonly call DVD. They are responsible for investigating drug trafficking organizations and money laundering.

Also: Can you report a bad driver after the fact to Police? And how many Officer Involved Shootings happen in Portland?

Jun 28 2019

21mins

Play

Crime Trends and Solutions in Portland's 3 Precincts

Podcast cover
Read more
Transcript:
https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/article/733720

Portland has three precincts, Central, East, and North precinct. Police Commanders for each precinct provide some insights into what is going on in each of their precincts and some of the creative strategies they're using to address crime.

Jun 04 2019

37mins

Play

Learn about PPB's Behavioral Health Unit

Podcast cover
Read more
Transcript:
https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/article/730616

The Behavioral Health Unit coordinates the Police Bureau's response to people in behavioral crisis, whether it's from a suspected mental illness or a drug and alcohol addiction or both.

Also we answer the question: "Is the thin blue line a counter to Black Lives Matter?"

May 07 2019

24mins

Play

Traffic in Portland, Ore

Podcast cover
Read more
Transcript:
https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/article/729721

Traffic a popular topic for officers at community meetings and whether you travel by vehicle, motorcycle, bicycle, foot, bus, streetcar, MAX train or scooter, you're navigating Portland's roads with a lot of other users out on the road as well. Our Portland police traffic officers two are here today to talk about all issues.

Also we answer the question: Why do police park on the sidewalk, block MAX tracks or block traffic when responding to calls?

May 07 2019

36mins

Play

How to become a Portland Police Officer

Podcast cover
Read more
Transcript:
www.portlandoregon.gov/police/article/729726

The Portland police bureau currently faces that critical staffing shortage as retirements come in large ways, the bureau faces more than 100 vacancies. Next year, in August, 2020, another large retirement is expected to occur. That's why today we're talking about everything recruitment and hiring.

We also listen in on a seasoned officer's conversation with a new recruit.

May 07 2019

32mins

Play