U.S. Oregon Governor Reveals Plan To Prevent Election Related Violence In Portland – Xinhua

Oregon governor has directed the National Guard to place its members trained in crowd control on standby in the event they are needed to support law enforcement efforts.

Governor of the U.S. state of Oregon Kate Brown on Monday announced a law enforcement plan to keep the peace, protect free speech, and prevent violence and intimidation on Election Day, and in the days that follow, in the city of Portland.

With the support of local elected officials, Brown is exercising her executive authority to create a joint incident command structure, with the Superintendent of State Police and the Multnomah County Sheriff in charge of public safety in Portland from 5:00 p.m. Monday until 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, unless extended or rescinded earlier, the announcement said.


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