Don’t Do It

Why Portland shouldn’t rejoin the Joint Terrorism Task Force.


City Hall
In 2005, led by then-Mayor Tom Potter, Portland became the only U.S. city to pull out of the Joint Terrorism Task Force over civil-liberties concerns. The City Council should not reverse that deci   More
 
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 MARK ZUSMAN

Saltzman Calls for Portland to Rejoin Joint Terrorism Task Force


News
While we await this afternoon's initial court appearance by the suspect in the alleged Pioneer Courthouse Square bomb plot, Portland City Commissioner Dan Saltzman is urging the rest of the council to take immediate action to rejoin the Joint Terrorism Task Force. Saltzman issued a release this afternoon saying the arrest of Mohamed Osman Mohamud at the downtown holiday tree lighting Nov. 26 ...   More
 
Monday, November 29, 2010 HANK STERN

Portlanders Sound Off on Joint Terrorism Task Force at Town Hall Meeting


News
Portland City Council held its "good ol' fashioned town hall" meeting, as Mayor Sam Adams put it, last night to discuss the possibility of Portland renewing its membership with the FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force. "Tonight is not about making decisions," Adams said. "Tonight is about making sure we're asking the right questions." The discussion whether to rejoin was prompted by the alleged ...   More
 
Friday, January 14, 2011 JESSICA LUTJEMEYER

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