In this episode: The Portland Police Bureau has a new Chief, a look at how the Gun Violence Reduction Team keeps the community safe, Precinct Spotlight: East Precinct, the Bureau's new Wellness Program and an historic badge.
On today's episode of Talking Beat, we're discussing driving under the influence, or driving while impaired. Whether it's alcohol, illegal drugs, marijuana, driving while impaired can and has killed on the streets of Portland. It's impact is far reaching from those who are injured or killed to those who are responsible.
The Portland Police Sunshine Division provides free emergency food and clothing to people in our community. We wanted to take a closer look at this long time agency and find out why police are involved, and how people can access it's services.