JOIN THE CAMPAIGN TO END PORTLAND'S COOPERATION
WITH THE FBI'S TERRORISM TASK FORCE! (AGAIN)
On November 8, 2017, a letter
23 organizations and a prominent Portland area survivor of unwarranted spying
was presented to Portland City Council asking to get the Portland Police
the Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF). READ MORE-TAKE
(letter last updated 2/13/19, with over
40 local groups, 2 national groups and a local attorney)
UPDATE May 2019:
On February 13,
City Council voted to pull the two officers out of the JTTF, with a deadline
of April 9 to come up with a plan for how the PPB will interact with the FBI in the future.
On April 17, 21 of the signers of the original letter to Council (plus one new group) sent a
letter urging council to take action.
On May 8, Council adopted the second
resolution which allows the PPB to work
with the JTTF on cases of terrorism "and/or threats to life including
A report is
due out in January 2020 which should tell us whether this increased,
rather than decreased PPB involvement with the FBI.