Former District Attorney Josh Marquis provided a compelling perspective during our recent interview. He raised a pivotal question: Should Portland reconsider its decision to defund its law enforcement and instead, harness the power of the state police? Marquis’ years of experience in the legal arena added weight to his argument, sparking a crucial conversation about the best way forward for Portland’s public safety.
Governor Tina Kotek’s recent announcement added a new layer to the conversation. She revealed plans for an Oregon State Police initiative aimed at cracking down on fentanyl dealing in Portland. This move signifies a potential shift in strategy, offering a glimmer of hope for communities struggling with the devastating consequences of the fentanyl crisis.
Ready to be part of the dialogue shaping Portland’s future? Click below to listen to the full interview and gain valuable insights.