The Oregonian: Portland Police Are Leaving In Droves

It is not just Portland.

This is playing out in other big cities across the country like Washington, DC where progressive politicians and the media have glorified criminals, embraced anarchists and demonized the police. Most of these cities also acted on the “Defund the Police” slogan last summer. That wasn’t just rhetoric.

Who wants to become the next Darren Wilson or Derek Chauvin? Who wants to spend another long hot summer being assaulted by anarchist mobs on a daily basis who are never prosecuted by local district attorneys because they are coddled as a protected class by progressive Democrats?

Oregon Live:

“They trashed police management.

They mocked city leaders.

They bemoaned the lack of true community-based policing.

And they were all Portland officers and supervisors who chose to leave the state’s largest police force in the last year.

In 31 exit interview statements, the employees who turned in their badges or retired were brutally frank about their reasons for getting out.

“The community shows zero support. The city council are raging idiots, in addition to being stupid. Additionally, the mayor and council ignore actual facts on crime and policing in favor of radical leftist and anarchists fantasy. What’s worse is ppb command (lt. and above) is arrogantly incompetent and cowardly,” one retiring detective wrote.

“The only differences between the Titanic and PPB?” he continued. “Deck chairs and a band.”

Since July 1, 115 officers have left the Police Bureau, including 74 who retired and 41 who resigned. …”

I don’t live anywhere near Portland.

I just monitor what goes on there. I’m glad my community isn’t that progressive.

Williamette Week:

“Less than 10 weeks into the new year, Portland has witnessed 20 homicides. Fifteen of the killings were committed with guns, says Lt. Greg Pashley of the Portland Police Bureau.

The city reached that number with a spate of deadly shootings in Portland parks, killings in public spaces that seemed to mark a new low for a city engulfed in gun violence. …

The rise in shootings continues a bleak trend. In 2020, Portland saw 890 shootings, more than double the 393 reported the year before. 

Fifty-five people were killed by homicide last year in Portland, the highest number in a quarter century. At this pace, 2021 would easily eclipse that toll. …”

Wow, so they doubled shootings?

They achieved the highest murder rate in a quarter century?

How many people got shot in Portland for social justice because of the brats?

Note: The Democrats will have to spend another trillion on infrastructure because they aren’t factoring in how their own mobs will destroy it.

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14 Comments

  1. Portland was settled by Greater Appalachia and New England.

    What do we get when we combine the vulgar high time-preference emotionally unrestrained I-do-what-I-want vigilante mentality of Greater Appalachia, with the dogmatic better-than-thou witch hunter punish-your-neighbor mentality of New England?

    Antifa.

    • “What do we get when we combine the vulgar high time-preference emotionally unrestrained I-do-what-I-want vigilante mentality of Greater Appalachia, with the dogmatic better-than-thou witch hunter punish-your-neighbor mentality of New England?”

      Deracinated White formerly Calvinist Unitarians… i.e., Oregonians.
      Anathema sit.

  2. I’ll bet applications to the Boise ID police dept. are flooding in.

    For those not familiar, Oregon is full of nut jobs, weirdos and freaks, who are stoned , most of the time. Urban liberals and rural tards are most of the state.(Tons of retired hippies ).
    Oregon became a state under the condition that blacks and mulattoes couldn’t live in the state.Therefore, Oregonians are totally unfamiliar wi the realities of race.

    • @Arrian,

      When I was first becoming redpilled on the JQ, WWII, race realism, et cetera, there was a top shelf National Socialist organization in The Dalles, Oregon. But that was then, and this is now.

  3. There are a group of people that have dealt with Anarchists in the past but everyone hates them.

    You reap what you sow. No pity. Let it burn.

  4. I do not know who on God’s green earth would wish to be an officer of the law in a big blue city!

    Bad enough you have to fight the criminals to your front, but, then, they’re coming at you from the rear – the bureaucrats that is.

    One positive thing I will say – as Blue Cities and Blue States drive away more and more Whites, it will only strengthnen White and Confederate tendencies ion this country.

    Thank you, Woke Democrats!

  5. HW,

    Be happy you don’t live in a west coast hellhole city. I live in a suburb of Seattle, and we have a diversity shooting of some kind approximately every other day, just inside my city limits. On top of it, you pay for the privilege with some of the most expensive (for an average house) real estate in the country. A shitty 1800sf ranch house runs around a cool half a million. Right next to section 8 apartments and the king county housing “authority”. Real peachy.

    • That’s insane.

      We have among the lowest property taxes in the country in Alabama. I live in the middle of nowhere and try to stay at a distance from the cities.

  6. “Escaping” the ghetto is truly only possible by moving to the country (for the average person). In the Seattle area, places like Bellevue are “known” as upscale suburban enclaves. In reality, blacks (both Somalians and ‘native’ joggers) are being moved in by the boatload. There are section 8 apartments everywhere, and gang crime is starting to rear its head. The local county government is deliberately continuing the Obama era program of spreading out the monkeys all over the suburbs, so white flight isn’t possible anymore. Well good, I say. If you support this bullshit at the ballot box, you should suffer the consequences on your street.

    It’s impossible to drive anywhere but the most wealthy sections of Bellevue and not constantly see some monkey shuffling down the street. From the other end of the demographic assault, Indians are swarming everywhere. Plenty of Chinese too. If you drove through and didn’t visit any stores or restaurants, you’d think the city was maybe 10% white (it’s actually a little over half white, and about 35% Asian). The white people just drive to stores and to eat out, and aren’t otherwise a part of society around here.

    In Issaquah (smaller city at the far eastern edge of the Seattle area), you’ll see a lot more whites, particularly baby boomers. Almost no blacks, but they’re bringing them in here too. Lots and lots of Biden signs. Issaquah is a upper income enclave of cluelessly liberal high earners who voted Biden en masse because they were completely insulated from all of the feel good bullshit they supported (proof of what you’ve been saying on this blog).

    That’s what made me extraordinarily happy to see Somalians prowling around the newer, “upscale” development of Issaquah Highlands. These boomers and Indians might need to have Muhammed Junior rape their daughters and mug their wives (he’ll only be too happy to do so). It’s the only way they will learn a lesson.

  7. Brats is a weak pejorative for the Neo-Bolsheviks.

    A brat is a child that throws a temper tantrum when their parents don’t buy them candy at the checkout counter.

    On the other hand, a Neo-Bolshevik would literally murder you and your family for being to the right of Chè Guevara.

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