Portland Shells Out Thousands For Homeless to Help Shape City’s Police Disciplinary System

Fists were raised in memory of Breonna Taylor during a rally in her honor on the steps of the Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort, Ky., Thursday, June 25, 2020. The rally was held to demand justice in the death of Taylor who was killed in her apartment by members of the Louisville Metro Police Department on March 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
City says its ‘houseless community’ is needed to make ‘systemic changes’ to law enforcement oversight Portland, Ore., shelled out thousands of taxpayer dollars to a group of homeless people to have them evaluate the city’s new Police Accountability Commission after the city said that its “houseless community” should shape the way cops are disciplined. Portland’s Police Accountability Commission hired a marketing firm in June and July to hold focus groups with participants from “communities that

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