Federal investigators offer private meetings on police
- Jim Redden
- Portland Tribune - News
One-on-one sessions are part of investigation into Portland Police Bureau
U.S. Department of Justice investigators are inviting anyone with a specific complaint about the Portland police to contact them for a private meeting.
The department said Friday the information is being sought as part of its investigation into the relationship between the police and minorities, including people with mental health issues.
Mayor Sam Adams and former Police Commissioner Dan Saltzman invited the department to launch the investigation after a series of high-profile confrontations between police and minorities.
Anyone with specific information about a recent incident involving the police may request a private meeting with an investigator at one of three locations in downtown, the outer eastside or north Portland.
The department said it welcomes information by e-mail or through its toll-free number, 1-877-218-5228.