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Portland: Feds to blame for cops failure in settlement deal – Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon 2021-05-07 21:56:23 –

Portland, Oregon (AP) —Portland City officials welcome constructive criticism from federal Justice Department lawyers who admit that the Police Department did not comply with the settlement governing the use of force by police officers. I am.

However, Oregonian / OregonLive reports that authorities have also accused the federal government of contributing to the revocation.

A city lawyer wrote Friday in response to a formal notice of the Justice Department’s non-compliance that the federal government’s actions on Portland Street last summer exacerbated the difficult situation.

If both sides fail to reach an agreement through mediation on allegations that the city has failed to respond to major reforms, it may meet again in front of Judge Michael H. Simon of the US District Court.

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