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Attorney General Lynch's community policing tour swings through Portland


COURTESY OF THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE - U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch will visit Portland in the next few months during her community policing tour.Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch will travel to Portland in the next few months as part of her national Community Policing Tour.

Lynch will visit Portland, Miami, Indianapolis, Fayetteville, N.C., Phoenix and Los Angeles to focus on key parts of the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing report. Her national tour kicks off Feb. 11 and 12 in Miami. Her stop in Portland will highlight community policing and crime reduction. Dates for the Portland visit have not been announced.

“One of my top priorities as attorney general is strengthening relationships between law enforcement officers and the communities we serve and protect,” Lynch said. “During the second phase of my community policing tour, I will be highlighting some of the innovative efforts underway around the country to build trust, foster cooperation and enhance public safety.”