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Sheriffs slam governor's plan to curb Portland violence

 

Last updated 8/31/2020 at 11pm

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A plan by the governor of Oregon to use sheriff's deputies from surrounding counties to help patrol Portland following the deadly shooting of a Trump supporter was sharply criticized by law enforcement officials who said it wouldn't end the "cycle of violence" in the city that's approaching 100 consecutive nights of often-violent Black Lives Matter protests.

Gov. Kate Brown, a Democrat, announced the plan Sunday to temporarily use deputies from two counties, as well as Oregon State Police troopers, to help Portland police as the liberal city struggles to regain its fo...



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