CAN’T MAKE THIS UP: Portland Mayor Asks for $2 MILLION to REFUND Police as Crime Surges
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler -who was himself tear-gassed during Antifa riots- is requesting $2 million to help the police department crack down on violent crime after shootings, burglaries, and car theft soared across the city.
“Wheeler said on Thursday that he wants a $2 million fund in order to help police be more active on the streets after Portland has already seen its 20th homicide of the year,” reports The Hill.
“The money would go towards a new uniformed team made up of two sergeants and 12 police officers along with the potential for retired police offers to be rehired on a temporary basis to help the new team,” adds the website.
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