"We are all in this together," said Rep. Lew Frederick (D-Portland). "This is on all of us because basically we want to see a better future."
"We would be remiss if we did not thank those officers who marched with us today," said Bishop A. A. Wells, who serves on the board of the Albina Ministerial Alliance. "We thank God for the dedication of those officers who have placed their lives on the line for the safety of their community."