Is anyone surprised? Would you stick around to be treated like garbage? ‘Overworked, overwhelmed and burned out’: Why Portland cops say they’re leaving in droves
And they had some choice words for the Portland political class.
“The community shows zero support. The city council are raging idiots, in addition to being stupid. Additionally, the mayor and council ignore actual facts on crime and policing in favor of radical leftist and anarchists fantasy. What’s worse is ppb command (lt. and above) is arrogantly incompetent and cowardly,” one retiring detective wrote.
115 officers have either retired or resigned just since July 1st. Plus at least 3 more to leave the department this month.
“One day people will wake up and wonder,” he said, “where have all the cops gone?”
Hat tip to The Post Millennial.