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Mayor Wheeler to Add More Than 60 Police Officers to the Force

(Portland, OR) -- Mayor Ted Wheeler says he wants to add 67 sworn officers in the city's upcoming budget cycle. The mayor has said he wants to expand the Portland Police Bureau by 300 officers over the next three years. Meanwhile, the department has struggled to fill vacancies. The bureau has reported it's still trying to fill 91 of its 882 officer positions.

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