PORTLAND, Ore. – Portland Police Bureau says it’s going to relax some standards for new recruits in an effort to fill a huge officer shortage. The bureau says it has 128 vacancies right now and is anticipating a large number of retirements in 2020.
Robert A Huntley: my opinion is this town needs cops that kick ass and take names later not a bunch of .counslers...no disrespect to our force now their only allowed to do what their told ....after watching that video of those antquifa folks out in the street messing with the old man in his car and police 100 feet away told to stand down ive been pissed off .....every time i see that clip i get more pissed off ..shootings every day now ...nobody has any respect or fear of cops these days ...so peeps are rampant ...go ahead callvthe cops ill get a ten min lecture and a card telling me where to go get help ...cause im not a criminal ...im a victom thats why i do what i do ....really folks we need some non libral lawenforcement to get rid of the out of state dont belong here suck off our system homeles scourge ......and if you act up a good old fashion leather gloved ass whoopin ......rant over...
millerjoan: affirmative action is dumbing down America.
douglas gray: they can hire anyone because they aren't allowed to enforce the law
User from WA: Let’s be real about this. They are relaxing prerequisites so that more minorities and immigrants can join the force. It’s just furthering the replacement of the white male demographic which is going on by Democrats across the country.