A grand jury indicted a Portland, Oregon, police officer on an assault charge for what prosecutors allege was an "excessive and unlawful use of force" during a protest.
After a year confronting violent rioters and unprecedented circumstances, members of the now-disbanded protest response unit simply refuse to volunteer any longer.
A Portland police officer who allegedly hit a photojournalist in the head with a baton during a protest last summer was indicted Wednesday.
Officers that served on the Portland Police Bureau’s protest response unit resigned on Thursday following the indictment of one of its officers, the department said.
Voters who elected a far-left D.A. will soon get a taste of what lies ahead when rioters act in large numbers.
Two people were arrested Wednesday and a search was underway for a third suspect after an officer was struck by a car as he responded to a report of a theft, Prince George’s County police said.
Officials with the police union in Portland are lending their support to the officers who quit their voluntary positions with the city’s Rapid Response Team, arguing a lack of appreciation caused the mass resignation.
Members of a specialized Portland police unit that deals with crowd control have resigned en masse a day after a fellow officer was indicted on an assault charge.
The decision came a day after Officer Cody Budworth was indicted, accused of four-degree assault
Four Glendale police officers have been placed on administrative leave after bystander video appears to show officers using force during an arrest at a mall.
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who is facing civil rights charges for his deadly confrontation with George Floyd last year, made his initial federal court appearance via video link Tuesday.
The mass resignation came one day after officer Corey Budworth was charged by a grand jury with assault after being accused of using unlawful force on a protester.